Bitter Witness: Otto Dix and the Great War

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P. Lang, 2001 - History - 467 pages
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Bitter Witness is a study of Otto Dix's war-related art. It is the first book to place Dix's etching cycle, Der Krieg, alongside numerous paintings and drawings in the perspective of his war experience on two fronts from mid-1915 to 1918's finale. It includes a full history of the war, the Weimar Republic's socio-political upheavals, and the Nazi years, following Dix and his colleagues, including Kaethe Kollwitz, through the artistic movements and events in the first half of Germany's most turbulent century.

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Contents

Wars Outbreak
11
The Charnel House
47
The Deepening Divide
79
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Linda F. McGreevy, Associate Professor of Art History and Criticism at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, is a member of the International Association of Art Critics.

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