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Käthe Kollwitz: Prints, Process, Politics

Käthe Kollwitz: Prints, Process, Politics

Edited by Louis Marchesano

German printmaker Käthe Kollwitz (1867–1945) is known for her unapologetic social and political imagery; her representations of grief, suffering, and struggle; and her equivocal ideas about artistic and political labels. This volume explores Kollwitz’s obsessive printmaking experiments and the evolution of her images, and assesses the unusually rich progressions of preparatory drawings, proofs, and rejected images behind Kollwitz’s compositions of struggling workers, rebellious peasants, and grieving mothers.

This volume is published to accompany an exhibition on view at the Getty Research Institute at the Getty Center December 3, 2019, through March 29, 2020; and the Art Institute of Chicago May 30 through September 13, 2020.

Hardcover
188 pages
Getty Research Institute, 2019
9.5 x 1 x 11 inches
ISBN 9781606066157
Artist Monograph, Exhibition Catalog, Printmaking, Woman Artist 

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