Modern Masters

Max Beckmann

Max Beckmann was a German painter, draftsman, printmaker, sculptor, and writer. He is classified as an Expressionist artist, a term and an art movement clearly rejected by him. In United States, The Saint Louis Art Museum is home to 39 Max Beckmann paintings and about 400 Beckmann works on paper. It is considered the greatest such collection of Max Beckman in the world, being one of the greatest collection of any single artist in an American museum.