Ernst definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Ernst, Max 1891-1976; Ger. surrealist painter, in France & the U.S.
Ernst definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Max 1891-1976.
German-born artist and a founder of Dada and surrealism. Noted for his use of frottage and collage, he explored the subconscious through his stylistically varied works, such as the painting Old Man, Woman, and Flower (1923).