“Extravagant” Demythologization of Human Pre-historic Past Where Durer’s Eden [the reference here is to Albrecht Durer’s 1504 engraving of “The Fall of Man”] is lush and fruitful, Beckmann’s is barren, with only a few flowers sprouting from sandy soil. Where Durer’s figures are measured in classical proportions and reach across in amiable sociability, Beckmann’s are […]