Portrait of the dancer Anita Berber, 1925, Otto Dix

Portrait of the dancer Anita Berber, 1925, Otto Dix

Portrait of Journalist Sylvia von Harden, 1926

Portrait of Journalist Sylvia von Harden, 1926

Stormtroops advancing under a gas attack [Sturmtruppe geht unter Gas vor] : The scene is other worldly as gas clouds the atmosphere. Their features are obscured by masks and their fingers are curled like claws. These are men who will kill by any means. But are they men?  Publisher: From Der Krieg; #12  National Gallery of Austrailia  Canberra

Stormtroops advancing under a gas attack [Sturmtruppe geht unter Gas vor] : The scene is other worldly as gas clouds the atmosphere. Their features are obscured by masks and their fingers are curled like claws. These are men who will kill by any means. But are they men? Publisher: From Der Krieg; #12 National Gallery of Austrailia Canberra

Otto Dix (1891 – 1969) was a German painter and printmaker, noted for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of Weimar society and the brutality of war.

Otto Dix (1891 – 1969) was a German painter and printmaker, noted for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of Weimar society and the brutality of war.

Dix was profoundly affected by the sights of the war, and would later describe a recurring nightmare in which he crawled through destroyed houses. He represented his traumatic experiences in many subsequent works, including a portfolio of fifty etchings called War, published in 1924.

Dix was profoundly affected by the sights of the war, and would later describe a recurring nightmare in which he crawled through destroyed houses. He represented his traumatic experiences in many subsequent works, including a portfolio of fifty etchings called War, published in 1924.

Otto Dix: Selbstportrait  One of my favorite portraits. Procrastinating my essay on Otto Dix by pining his artwork. Well done.

Otto Dix: Selbstportrait One of my favorite portraits. Procrastinating my essay on Otto Dix by pining his artwork. Well done.

Otto Dix Paintings 111.jpg

Otto Dix Paintings 111.jpg

Otto Dix, Woman with Red Hair, 1931// I find this to be so striking.

Otto Dix, Woman with Red Hair, 1931// I find this to be so striking.

Otto Dix was a German painter and printmaker, noted for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of Weimar society and the brutality of war. Along with George Grosz, he is widely considered one of the most important artists of the Neue Sachlichkeit.

Otto Dix was a German painter and printmaker, noted for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of Weimar society and the brutality of war. Along with George Grosz, he is widely considered one of the most important artists of the Neue Sachlichkeit.

Otto Dix,detail of #hands  "Portrait of the Lawyer Hugo Simons", 1929

Otto Dix,detail of #hands "Portrait of the Lawyer Hugo Simons", 1929

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