Ernst - Ernst Sigmund Freuds ideas theories about...

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Ernst Sigmund Freuds ideas theories about unconciousness interested Ernst significantly. Freuds ideas about dreams, sexual desires, and the Oedipus complex can be seen in many of Ernst’s forms of art. Whether it was a headless bust, like the one in, L’elephant Celebres, or the walnut in, Oedipus Rex, Ernst had a way to take objects that we see everyday and make them in to masterpieces of art. What seems like an odd place to put a fish, bird, or ballon Ernst used these objects as a reference to what he wanted people to think about. His paintings also reveal what he thinks about society and how one conforms to society. The story Oedipus relates to control of the government. Oedipus is the king of Antigone, where he establishes his authority over his city. When conflicts arises in the city a blind priest tells him that there is spirits that have control over the city, not Oedipus. Oedipus does not believe what is told to him because he believes he has total control. There are several references to Freud’s Oedipus complex in this painting. The
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