Ohne Titel. 1972. Oil on canvas. Verso of the stretcher signed, dated "29.IV.72-10.V.72" and twice inscribed "73". 120 x 100.5 cm (47.2 x 39.5 in). [CH].
• Max Ackermann is one of the German pioneers of abstraction to which he committed fully as of the 1950s. • In the 1930s he was among the "defamed artists", while he rose to fame in post-war abstraction. • "Max Ackermann's painting went from Critical Realism to Lyrical Abstraction." (beide Zitate: Welt online). • Other works by the artist are at, among others, the Folkwang Museum, Essen, the Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main, and the Munich Pinakothek der Moderne.