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Author Lewis, Beth Irwin, 1934-

Title George Grosz : art and politics in the Weimar Republic
Published Madison, Wisc. : University of Wisconsin Press, [1971]


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Description xviii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction : the merchant from Holland -- pt. 1. The theoretical misanthrope, 1912-19. In literary Berlin -- In anti-war Berlin -- pt. 2. The angry artist, 1919-23. Spartacist pampleteer -- Communist relationships -- Books and portfolios -- pt. 3. Towards nothingness, 1923-33. Participation and pessimism -- Critics and trials -- Epilogue : the saddest man in Europe
Summary Examines the ideological motivations of Grosz's political cartoons in an effort to define further the relationship between art and his political involvements in Berlin of the 1920s. Provides a clearer understanding of the artist and an unusual insight into the Weimar Republic
Analysis German drawings Grosz, George Critical studies
Notes Revision of the author's thesis, University of Wisconsin
Revision of the author's thesis, University of Wisconsin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Grosz, George, 1893-1959.
Grosz, George, 1893-1959 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Art and state -- Germany.
Germany -- History -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Germany -- History -- Humor.
Germany -- History -- 1918-1933 -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Germany -- History -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Germany -- History, Comical, satirical, etc
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 79143764
ISBN 0299059014