Otto Dix

ISBN: 9783791350202
Artist(s): Otto Dix
Author(s): Olaf Peters
Format: hardback
Year published: 2010
Publisher: Prestel
Publisher Location: London


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The celebrated German artist Otto Dix, a volunteer for the German Army during World War I, went on to create some of the most horrifying anti-war images of the modern age. His work also includes unsettling depictions of civilian life in the Weimar Republic post World War I. This book examines every aspect of Dix’s career, from his expressionist work to his gradual embrace of classically influenced realism. Though many of Dix’s works were destroyed under the Third Reich, a number of his rarely seen landscapes from that era – a genre forced on him by the Nazi government – as well as later works of religious allegory are included here. The result is a time-line of artistic development as we witness a master grapple with creative passions and political oppression. Exhibition Itinerary: Neue Galerie New York, USA, March 18th, 2010 August 31st, 2010 Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada September 20th, 2010 January 2nd, 2011.


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