Otto Dix s 50 etchings from

MoMA German Expressionism

1919

In his illustrations for Curt Corrinth's novella, which imagines a utopian change of Berlin, Klee gift suggestions the city as a towering, fantastic, and disorienting place.

(1920)

Kollwitz illustrates workers mourning Karl Liebknecht, the socialist frontrunner who was brutally murdered by reactionary soldiers in Berlin in January 1919. She based this woodcut on sketches she made of Liebknecht's corpse into the mortuary.

(1919)

In comparison to Kollwitz, Beckmann illustrates political murder in action, here showing Liebknecht's comrade-in-arms Rosa Luxemburg being carried to her death.

1922

Beckmann illustrates himself as a traveler arriving in Berlin, looking to an advertising line for guidance into the city's amusements, that he experiences as a detached observer as opposed to a dynamic participant.

(1923)

Inside portrait of Berlin community during the Eden club, Beckmann catches the alienation and boredom that permeated perhaps the city's elegant locales.

(1920/21, posted 1921)

By comparison, Grosz reveals the lives of the whom forgo: the laborers and veterans which filled the roads of this working-class areas.

(c. 1930)
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