The Diary and Letters of Kaethe Kollwitz

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Northwestern University Press, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages
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One of the great German Expressionist artists, Kaethe Kollwitz wrote little of herself. But her diary, kept from 1900 to her death in 1945, and her brief essays and letters express, as well as explain, much of the spirit, wisdom, and internal struggle which was eventually transmuted into her art.
  

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Kollwitz's art is well known, but little has been written on her life. This publication introduces the private person through diary entries revealing the struggles of a woman who was master and ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE EARLY YEARS
15
IN RETROSPECT 1941
37
FROM THE DIARIES
51
THE LETTERS
131
THE LAST DAYS
197
DESCRIPTIVE LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
205
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Kaethe Kollwitz (1867-1945) was a German Expressionist artist and sculptor.

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