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Vox Angelica

Max Ernst

Vox Angelica

Max Ernst
  • Date: 1945; United States 
  • Style: Surrealism
  • Period: American period
  • Genre: symbolic painting
  • Media: oil, canvas
  • Tag: allegories-and-symbols, instruments-and-mechanisms, forests-and-trees
  • Dimensions: 152 x 205 cm

Vox Angelica is a culmination of the techniques the artist pioneered throughout his career, intermixing panels of grattage, collage, and decalcomania. Made while Ernst was in New York, Vox Angelica typifies the sort of work the artist was creating while exchanging ideas with young Abstract Expressionists such as Pollock.

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