Between 1921 and 1933, while painter Otto Dix was in his 30s and early 40s in the years following the Great War, in which he had fought for Germany at the Somme, and which had driven him to make some of the most controversial, violent art of his generation Dix put much of his artistic energy into portraits of his lover and later wife, Martha The paintings, watercolors, drawings and humorous sketches brought together here show Martha Dix advancing through roles as a sophisticated, emancipated woman as lover, muse, and intellectual companion and then as mother and heart of the family The painter s widely varying attitudes toward his most frequent model, which range from admiration and intimacy to increasing distance, transpose themselves into a myriad of styles The titles of the works, which range from emotionally charged imagery to matter of fact description, underscore this shift Martha Dix s portraits, organized here by the Otto Dix Foundation she helped to found, document the urbanity, shifting gender roles, fashions, arts and artistic and social freedoms that bloomed in the 1920s, as well as Otto Dix s shifting perspectives and techniques Comes with a sexy garter esque ribbon page marker. Free Download Hommage à Martha [ By ] Otto Dix [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – bluevapours.co.uk
Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix was a German painter and printmaker Noted for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of Weimar society and of the brutality of war, he, along with George Grosz, is widely considered one of the most important artists of the Neue Sachlichkeit.
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- Hommage à Martha
- Otto Dix
- 06 December 2018 Otto Dix