Passion of a German artist : Käthe Kollwitz. (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Passion of a German artist : Käthe Kollwitz.

Author: Klemens Von Klemperer
Publisher: [Bloomington, Ind.] : Xlibris, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Summary:
"This is an essay in cultural history. It examines the place of a distinguished German artist - Käthe Kollwitz - in the time of the Kaiser, the Weimar Republic and Hitler's Third Reich. It throws new light on the nature of her dissent which was motivated by religious as much as social concerns."--Back cover.
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Named Person: Käthe Kollwitz; Käthe Kollwitz; Käthe Kollwitz
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Klemens Von Klemperer
ISBN: 1456827812 1456827820 9781456827816 9781456827823
OCLC Number: 802808311
Description: 188 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
A life strong in passion --
"To serve the Proletariat" or "to give honro to God? --
Käthe Kollwitz' art between naturalism and modernism --
Inner exile (Käthe Kollwitz's art and national socialism --
"A monument for the whole people" (from the "grieving parents" in Flanders to the Pieta in the Berlin Neue Wache) --
The legacy --
Conclusions --
Bibliographical essay.

Abstract:

"This is an essay in cultural history. It examines the place of a distinguished German artist - Käthe Kollwitz - in the time of the Kaiser, the Weimar Republic and Hitler's Third Reich. It throws new light on the nature of her dissent which was motivated by religious as much as social concerns."--Back cover.

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