George Grosz

George Grosz (°1893 – 1959, Germany)
Grosz started his career by contributing cartoons to German journals, but during the turbulent wartime years he switched to anti-war drawings. Grosz was active in left-wing politics and contributed to communist journals. He also became a member of the German Dada group. In the 1920-30s Grosz directed his attacks against Adolf
Hitler and the Nazi Party. Grosz's collected drawings, "The Face of the Ruling Class" and "Ecce Homo", earned
him an international reputation as a politically committed artist

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Works

Streit am Spieltisch (Brawl at gaming-table), 1912 Black chalk, charcoal and blue wash on paper 17,5 x 22 cm