The exhibition at Kunstmuseum Basel turns the focus on the artist’s oeuvre in landscapes, showing seventy paintings, among them masterpieces such as The Harbor of Genoa from the St. Louis Art Museum and the Seashore from the Museum Ludwig, Cologne, but also sublime works from numerous private collections, some of which have rarely been on public display.
Max Beckmann – The Landscapes. With essays by Hans Belting, Eva Demski, Nina Peter, and Beatrice von Bormann. Stuttgart, Hatje Cantz, 2011
(Picture: Max Beckmann (1884–1950), Kleine Landschaft, Viareggio, 1925. Öl auf Leinwand. 52 x 35.5 cm. Göpel 244. Privatsammlung Deutschland © ProLitteris, Zürich)