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Otto Dix

Painful as Hell and Irresistible Still

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.13.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In this exhibition, Kota Ezawa shows an animated film as well as a series of light boxes, each of them displaying a deliberately stylized recreation of the stolen work. A quarter of a century later, the mystery of what happened to the works remains unsolved.

The Painter That Defined Berlin's Core Identity

MutualArt | Posted 12.10.2015 | Arts

The insights offered by the Berlinische Galerie retrospective of Beckmann demonstrates Berlin's core identity through its most promising and poisonous periods in recent history.

Recommended Reading No. 1

Matthew Israel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Education
Matthew Israel

Akin to sources listed on syllabi below the required reading lists that are usually more interesting than the required readings. Usually five suggestions. Subjects covered: art, art history, art education, and art and technology.

Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

The show operates on several different levels. In 21st century terminology, it is a mashup of history, psychology and art.

Emotions, Memories and Reflections

Michael Hafftka | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Michael Hafftka

I am drawn to painting war because I fear it, I fear losing my life or living without freedom. My parents survived the gas chambers and pogroms in which their families perished. The infinite oscillation between victor and vanquished is as present in our world as it was 2000 years ago.

Anne Harris at Alexandre: Painting the Self

William Eckhardt Kohler | Posted 07.06.2013 | Arts
William Eckhardt Kohler

The beauty is in the lusciousness of the paint, the graceful drawing and the myriad ways that Harris uses paint-space to undermine the old-masterly illusionism of the pictures. The ugliness is in the ghoulish red-rimmed eyes, eyelids and faces; the distortions of weirdly lit flesh.

Unknown Works By 'Degenerate' Painter Otto Dix Discovered

Reuters | Cliff Young and Chris Jackson | Posted 11.01.2011 | Arts

Famous for works critical of the darker side of German society in the 1920s, Dix's paintings were discovered among the belongings of his wife, gallery...

Blague d'Art: Dix's Mix (No Quick Fix)

Peter Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Peter Frank

OTTO DIX, Group Portrait: Guenther Franke, Paul Ferdinand Schmidt, and Karl Nierendorf, 1923, Oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 29 1/8 inches, Nationalgalerie, ...

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Otto Dix at Neue Galerie New York

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts