Loplop

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Max Ernst. Loplop Introduces Loplop. 1930. Oil and various materials on wood. 100 x 180 cm. Private collection.

Loplop is the name of a birdlike character featured in prints, collages and paintings by artist Max Ernst. Loplop was an alter ego which Ernst developed and functioned as a familiar animal.

Loplop first appeared in Ernst's collage novels La Femme 100 Têtes and Une Semaine de Bonté in the role of a narrator and commentator.

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