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214 pp., 252 illustrations such a lot in colour. Black fabric stamped with black representation to the canopy, lettering to the backbone. Co-published through the l. a. County Museum of paintings, l. a. CA. comprises notes, photographic credit, and index.
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Fifty two Davis 484. eleven a its cm) Der Krieg Krieg can hence be interpreted as statements of a place, ripostes to they've got their foundation in Nietzsche's idea of the everlasting cycle of changing into, decay, and renewal, yet also they are foreshadowed in prior demise. German photograph artwork, in that of Max Klinger (see fig. 122), for example. ^' 84 Duckers a hundred and twenty OttoDix Germany, 1891-1969 Granattrichter mit Bluinen, FriXhling igi6, 1924 (Shell crater with flora, spring 1916) Etching with aquatint 5'yi6 X jWif, in. (14. eight X 19. eight From portfolio cm) Der Krieg M. eighty two. 288. fifty three d Davis 484. 24 119 121 OttoDix OttoDix Germany, 1891-1969 Germany, 1891-1969 Pferdekadaver, 1924 Essenkoler hei Pilkem, 1924 (Horse cadaver) (Ration vendors close to Pilkem) Etching with aquatint 5"/i6 X j¥i in. (14-5 X 19. 7 Etching with aquatint cm) g% X iiy4 in. From portfoho Der Krieg From M. eighty two. 288. fifty one e M. eighty two. 288. fifty five Davis 484. five Davis 484. forty three (24. five X 29. eight portfolio cm) Der Krieg c a hundred and twenty a component of remark that replicate Dix's conviction that struggle is could additionally be came across in photographs either "horrible" and "tremendous. " He exhibits the horror of battle in close-up; he faces fact in all its crudeness with no trying to palliate the starkness of human discomfort via masking it with heroism. but he additionally exhibits the drama of warfare: the legs of a useless horse pointing to the sky (no. five; fig. 119); the remnants of bushes and homes that punctuate the skyline ofZerfallender Kainpfgrahen (Disintegrating trench, no. 9); Ndchtliche Begegnung mit einem Irrsinnigen (Nocturnal stumble upon with a lunatic, no. 22); or Uberfall einer Schleich- 85 Diickers patrouille (Surprise assault, no. 44), a nearly cinematic scene that flashes out of the darkness with all the suddenness of the bayonet thrust within the sentry's chest. None of those appeals to emotion turns out contrived or imposed; Dix doesn't control mild them in the course of the collection of by using gentle Madame Germaine 122 Max Mericourt, no. 36; Klinger in fig. 110), form of overemphasis that Tote Mutter, 1889 a specific item, which (Dead mom) in Pechstein's Somme element, is is he makes use of components of cartoon, yet by no means the designed to accentuate the emotional effect of came across 1916 (see His strategy soberer one. "The brutal naturalism," wrote a book of the portfolio, Vom Tode "is and will even be obvious is, one may say, a instantly after the in Briicke photos fig. 65). lyysx i3"/i6in. (45. five x portfoho does, although, excessive- via a low standpoint, or 34. 7 cm) From He and coloration. In different prints, reminiscent of Besuch bei Mericourt (Visit to Madame Germaine's in Germany, 1857-1920 Etching and engraving his topics. critic an try and provide portray a new type of II Kupferstichkabinett, Berhn objectivity. "^^ Dix was once now not celebrating heroes, (SMPK) because the propagandistic magazine Kriegszeit (Wartime) so unremittingly and bombastically did; nor 123 OHoDix Germany, 1891-1969 Toter Soldat, 1922 (Dead soldier) used to be it his situation to Sieben Holzschnitte to name mourn the sufferers and, like Kathe Kollwitz in her zum Krieg (Seven woodcuts at the battle, see fig.