Kaethe Kollwitz by Käthe Kollwitz

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Published by George Braziller in New York .

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  • Kollwitz, Käthe, -- 1867-1945

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Statementintroduction by Carl Zigrosser.
ContributionsZigrosser, Carl, 1891-
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p., [60] p. of plates :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22482535M

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Käthe Kollwitz has 33 books on Goodreads with ratings. Käthe Kollwitz’s most popular book is The Weavers. For anyone out there who also worships Kaethe Kollwitz and her extraordinary work, this book is a must-read. Edited by the son that lived--Hans--"The Diary and Letters of Kaethe Kollwitz" provides an intimate portrait of the woman who lived behind the drawings in her own words/5(10).

Käthe Kollwitz book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Few Kaethe Kollwitz book are as universally beloved as the German printmaker, draftsman, /5(36). Kaethe Kollwitz was an amazing artist and the cover of the book says pretty much all you need to know.

She was very good with charcoal and used it and other media to create strong chiaroscuro without resorting to the flat photorealism of a lot of contemporary by: 3.

This insightful book, the first English-language catalogue on Kollwitz in more than two decades, offers the singular opportunity to examine her work against the tumultuous backdrop of World Wars I and II.

The societal cost of war became an enduring subject for Kollwitz after her youngest son died on the battlefield in Flanders in ID: Price: 13 €Author: Alexandra von dem KnesebeckPages: 96, ca 50 illustrations, in GermanRelease: ISBN: Publisher: Wienands kleine ReiheAvailable She was an exceptional artist with international appeal: Käthe Kollwitz (–).

In her drawings, graphic prints, sculptures, and posters she, like no other, vehemently gave expression to themes such as war. ID: Price: 25 €Author: Carl ZigrosserPages: 75Release: ISBN: Publisher: Dover PublicationsAvailable “The Weavers,” a landmark of class-conscious art, which depicts, in a series of prints, the plight of the worker and his age-long struggle to better his lot.

“Death as a Friend,” showing a man greeting his death as an old friend, with a hysterical. Kaethe Kollwitz (illustrator). 1st,Edition, ngHardcover in the dust Kaethe Kollwitz book 26 page of text with full page black & white plates. Condition: Fine / DJ is Very Good with very light soiling and edge rubs (see image) Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

Book. Seller Inventory # W. Käthe Kollwitz made several portaits of her father: an early oil ofa lithograph in (The Lonely Man, K), and a lithograph in of her father and mother (The Parents of Käthe Kollwitz, Plate 39).

The ravages of time and suffering upon two human beings so graphically depicted in this last picture are pointed up by an early Author: Kathe Kollwitz.

InKäthe Kollwitz began work on Krieg (War), her response to the tragedies endured during what she called those "unspeakably difficult years" of World War I and its aftermath.

The portfolio's seven woodcuts focus on the sorrows of those left behind—mothers, widows, and children. Kollwitz was the last great practitioner of German Expressionism and is often considered to be the foremost artist of social protest in the 20th century.

A museum dedicated to Kollwitz’s work opened in Cologne, Germany, inand a second museum opened in Berlin one year later. The Diary and Letters of Kaethe Kollwitz was published in Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Käthe Kollwitz books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kollwitz, Käthe, Kaethe Kollwitz. New York: George Braziller, (OCoLC) Named Person.

Kaethe Kollwitz, Introduction by Carl Zigrosser. Kollwitz, Kathe. Daniella Gioseffi~Kathe Kollwitz. Published by Simon & Schuster Books.

ISBN ISBN Notecard (blank) from the Univ. Kaethe Kollwitz book Connecticut Museum of Art picturing "Mother With Child In Her Arms" and a book review clipped from the New York Times - both LAID IN. Seller. Kearns writes in her book about where Kollwitz got her idea for the print: The artist was “greatly moved” by a painting she’d seen at a museum of two pregnant Biblical women, future mothers Author: Allan M.

Jalon. Get this from a library. Käthe Kollwitz. [Elizabeth Prelinger; Käthe Kollwitz; Alessandra Comini; Hildegard Bachert; National Gallery of Art (U.S.)] -- Few artists are as universally beloved as the German printmaker, draftsman, and sculptor Kathe Kollwitz, whose powerful images of mothers and children and of protest against social injustice have.

Born inKäthe Kollwitz was a German artist whose (early realist, later mostly) expressionistic works in print, drawing, and sculpture most often described the anguish and suffering felt by the common people in times of armed conflict. She focused on printmaking as the medium she considered best suited to capture the social and political commentary she presented with her ality: Germany.

Käthe Kollwitz. The Parents (Die Eltern) from War (Krieg). –22, published One from a portfolio of eight woodcuts (including cover). composition (irreg.): 13 13⁄16 x 16 3⁄4” ( x cm); sheet (irreg.): 18 5⁄8 x 25 11⁄16” ( x cm).

Emil Richter, Dresden. probably Fritz Voigt, Berlin. Gift of the Arnhold Family in memory of Sigrid Edwards. The work of German printmaker and sculptor Käthe Kollwitz (–) was celebrated through two recent exhibitions: the first was held at the Davis Museum at Wellesley College in Fall and the second at the Smith College Museum of Art in Spring The accompanying book titled Käthe Kollwitz and the Women of War: Femininity, Identity, and Art in Germany during World Wars I and II.

The Life of Käthe Kollwitz Käthe (KAY-teh) Ida Schmidt was born on July 8 in Königsberg, East Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia). She was the fifth of seven children (four surviving past infancy) born to Karl Schmidt, a mason and contractor, and his wife Katharina Schmidt, née Size: KB.

Käthe Kollwitz. Elizabeth Prelinger with essays by Alessandra Comini and Hildegard Bachert Published pages. Few artists have as devoted a following as Käthe Kollwitz. She has been celebrated throughout her native Germany, and her work has been the subject of numerous exhibitions worldwide.

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Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Best Selling in. Kathe Kollwitz is a remarkable artist.

The Museum provides an extensive body of her work to explore, reflect and ponder. She experienced the traumas of poverty, the horrors of war and the tragedy of personal loss.

Her art is empathetic, not emotional as some might posit, but /5(56). Gallery showing all our illustrations by Kollwitz, Käthe. Käthe Kollwitz, née Schmidt, was a German artist who worked with painting, printmaking and most famous art cycles, including The Weavers and The Peasant War, depict the effects of poverty, hunger and war on the working e the realism of her early works, her art is now more closely associated with Expressionism.

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Much of her art was destroyed in a Berlin air raid in Soon thereafter, Kollwitz evacuated to Moritzburg, a town just outside Dresden, where she died two years later. Considered one of Germany’s most important early 20th-century artists, Käthe Kollwitz captured the hardships suffered by the working class in drawings, paintings, and prints.

Themes of war and poverty dominate Kollwitz’s oeuvre, with images of women grieving dead children a particularly important and recurring theme—an experience that Nationality: German. The GRI’s book about the Simms collection goes into why Kollwitz changed print forms and the change in the image itself from a more restrained one of a woman who sits alone beside a monstrous Author: Allan M.

Jalon. Käthe Kollwitz. Königsberg - Moritzburg The German graphic artist, drawer, painter and sculptor Käthe Kollwitz was born on July 8, in Königsberg by the name of Käthe Schmidt.

She married the physician Karl Kollwitz from Berlin in Fundamentally a dramatic artist, Käthe Kollwitz (–) brought to each of her works an uncanny ability to evoke human emotions through subtle gestures and facial expressions.

The reactions of her characters were psychologically true primarily because she tested them on herself.

Käthe Kollwitz, née Schmidt (German pronunciation: [kɛːtə kɔlvɪt͡s]), (8 July – 22 April ) was a German artist, who worked with painting, printmaking (including etching, lithography and woodcuts) and sculpture.

Her most famous art cycles, including The Weavers and The Peasant War, depict the effects of poverty, hunger, and war on the working place: Kaliningrad, Russian Federation.

Prints and Drawings of Kathe Kollwitz, Paperback by Kollwitz, Kathe, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US A catalog of the German artist's work is critically introduced in an essay which illuminates her social consciousness/5().

Käthe Kollwitz created many self-portraits, which like all of her work, were strongly shaped by her personal life. Exposure to the marginal living conditions endured by her doctor husband's working class patients and the death of her son in World War I represent two factors that moved her to create art that protested war and injustice.

Exhibitions Why Käthe Kollwitz, an Icon of German Modern Art, Is Still So Controversial on Her th Anniversary. Her work, deemed too empathic, is snubbed by. This book reflects on the history of those debates, exposing some of their contours. There is, for example, an insightful discussion of what it meant for Kollwitz and her critics to engage in Tendenzkunst, or “Art with a Purpose”.

Karl Schleffler, whose book on women and art, indeclared that the former had no business engaging with. Käthe Kollwitz: Life in Art, by Mina C. Klein and H. Arthur Klein, is the moving narrative of a woman’s courageous attempt to become an artist at a time when women were expected to be wives and.

Käthe Kollwitz was also confirmed in her views by the Social Democratic politician August Bebel () whose speech she heard during a convention and whose book Die Frau und der Sozialismus she read. With 52 editions and numerous translations, this book was the. The artist, her name is Käthe Kollwitz, and she was a German artist who worked from the s through In she died.

She's really in the upper echelon of German printmakers during the. Editorial Reviews "An unforgettable experience." --New York Times Book Review"A valuable and readable work." --Los Angeles Times Book Review"[Kollwitz's] diary and letters provide a dramatic record of German history during the turbulent time that encompassed World War I, the November Revolution, the Weimar Republic and the appearance of : Kaethe Kollwitz.

Kollwitz’s father, Karl Schmidt, was a lawyer, a follower of Karl Marx, and an activist in the Social Democratic Workers’ Party who, finding his socialist beliefs in conflict with the.A genration after her death, German artist Kathe Kollwitz is winning a reputation as one of the great graphic artists of the 20th Century.

Concentrating on the more "democratic" media-especially etchings, lithographs, posters, and woodcuts, as well as sculpture and bronze reliefs-Kollwitz always created for the people, rather than for the upper class collector.One of the great German Expressionist artists, Kaethe Kollwitz wrote little of herself.

But her diary, kept from to her death inand 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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