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Kathe Kollwitz, (1867-1945).

Catherine Rickman

Kathe Kollwitz, (1867-1945).

by Catherine Rickman

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Published by Camberwell School of Art and Crafts) in (London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination71 p. :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21031303M

  Many books have reproduced and analysed the oeuvre of Käthe Kollwitz since she garnered critical attention in the late 19th century with a series of etchings of weavers, based on an uprising of Silesian workers. Her work has been categorised as a gloomy and emotive protest against dispossession, poverty, war and state brutality. Summary of Käthe Kollwitz. Fiercely committed to portraying the plights of workers and peasants, Käthe Kollwitz rendered the grief and harrowing experiences of both historical and contemporary wars in the first decades of the 20 th century. Bucking usual artistic trends, Kollwitz adopted printmaking as her primary medium, and drawing from her own socialist and anti-war sentiments, she harnessed the graphic and Born:

Ten years before completing the portfolio, Kollwitz had noted in her diary, "I must do the prints on Death. Must, must, must!" She chose lithography, her preferred technique for creating emotionally powerful images with universal resonance, as the medium, but struggled to shape her ideas, only executing the first five prints in KATHE KOLLWITZ’S CLASSIC IMAGE, FAMILLE II, ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH SIGNED BY THE ARTIST KOLLWITZ, Käthe. Original Lithograph. Berlin, Lovely and famous original Kollwitz lithograph of a family, depicting a baby reaching over its father’s shoulder for its smiling mother, signed by the artist in pencil in the lower right corner.

Get this from a library! Kathe Kollwitz. [Elizabeth Prelinger; Alessandra Comini; Hildegard Bachert; Käthe Kollwitz; National Gallery of Art.] -- Few artists are as universally beloved as the German printmaker, draftsman, and sculptor Kathe Kollwitz, whose powerful images of mothers and children and of protest against social injustice have. Fundamentally a dramatic artist, Käthe Kollwitz (–) brought to each of her works an uncanny ability to evoke human emotions through subtle gestures and facial expressions. The reactions of her characters were psychologically true primarily because she tested them on herself.


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Kathe Kollwitz, (1867-1945) by Catherine Rickman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Käthe Kollwitz has 33 books on Goodreads with ratings. Käthe Kollwitz’s most popular book is The Weavers. This volume explores Kollwitz’s obsessive printmaking experiments with the evolution of her images, and assesses the book rich progressions of preparatory drawings, proofs, and rejected images behind Kollwitz’s compositions of struggling workers, rebellious peasants, and grieving mothers.5/5(2).

Discover the best - Kollwitz, Kathe in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. YA-- This beautifully presented book is a vivid account of Kollwitz' work transitions throughout her long life, with particular focus on her use of color.

The detailed introduction as well as a biographical outline serve to give concise facts of her life and illustrate external influences which produced the mature work of this : Tom Fecht.

Kollwitz, a woman in a field dominated by men, steadfastly adhered to a figurative style in the era of abstraction and depicted s Few artists are as universally beloved as the German printmaker, draftsman, and sculptor Kathe Kollwitz, whose powerful images of mothers and children and of protest against social injustice have long been admired by both critics and book public/5(37).

Edited by the son that lived--Hans--"The Diary and Letters book Kaethe Kollwitz" provides an intimate portrait of the woman who lived behind the drawings in her own words. This book breathed life and personality into somebody who has been one of my greatest artistic influences/5(10).

A genration after her death, German artist Kathe Kollwitz is winning a reputation as one of the great graphic artists of the 20th Century. Concentrating on the more "democratic" media-especially etchings, lithographs, posters, and woodcuts, as well as sculpture and bronze reliefs-Kollwitz always created for the people, rather than for the upper class collector/5.

This insightful book, the first English-language catalogue on Kollwitz in more than two decades, offers the singular opportunity to examine her work against the tumultuous backdrop of World Wars I and II.

The societal cost of war became an enduring subject for Kollwitz after her youngest son died on the battlefield in Flanders in Kaethe Kollwitz was an amazing artist and the cover of the book says pretty much all you need to know. She was very good with charcoal and used it and other media to create strong chiaroscuro without resorting to the flat photorealism of a lot of contemporary by: 3.

ID: Price: 13 €Author: Alexandra von dem KnesebeckPages: 96, ca 50 illustrations, in GermanRelease: ISBN: Publisher: Wienands kleine ReiheAvailable She was an exceptional artist with international appeal: Käthe Kollwitz (–).

In her drawings, graphic prints, sculptures, and posters she, like no other, vehemently gave expression to themes such as war. Kathe Kollwitz book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Edited by Jutta Hulsewig-Johnen.

Essays by Alexandra Von Dem Knesebeck and 5/5(2). Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Käthe Kollwitz books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Kollwitz was the last great practitioner of German Expressionism and is often considered to be the foremost artist of social protest in the 20th century.

A museum dedicated to Kollwitz’s work opened in Cologne, Germany, inand a second museum opened in Berlin one year later. The Diary and Letters of Kaethe Kollwitz was published in by Kathe Kollwitz, Unsigned Lithograph printed in The overall size of the Lithograph is 56 x 40 inches.

The condition of this piece has been graded as C:. Kathe Kollwitz ( - ) Printmaker and sculptor Kathe Kollwitz was born Kathe Schmidt in Königsberg, East Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia). She studied at the Artsts' School in Berlin and, under Karl Stauffer-Bern, created her first etchings in Fundamentally a dramatic artist, Käthe Kollwitz (–) brought to each of her works an uncanny ability to evoke human emotions through subtle gestures and facial expressions.

The reactions of her characters were psychologically true primarily because she tested them on herself/5.

InKäthe Kollwitz began work on Krieg (War), her response to the tragedies endured during what she called those "unspeakably difficult years" of World War I and its aftermath. The portfolio's seven woodcuts focus on the sorrows of those left behind—mothers, widows, and children.

Käthe Kollwitz The Widow I (Die Witwe I) (plate 4) from War (, published ). Käthe Kollwitz: | | | |Käthe Kollwitz| | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.

Kathe Kollwitz. Kathe Kollwitz is regarded as one of the most important German artists of the twentieth century, and as a remarkable woman who created timeless art works against the backdrop of a life of great sorrow, hardship and heartache.

Kaethe Kollwitz (illustrator). 1st,Edition, ngHardcover in the dust jacket 26 page of text with full page black & white plates. Condition: Fine / DJ is Very Good with very light soiling and edge rubs (see image) Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

Book. Seller Inventory # W. Käthe Kollwitz made several portaits of her father: an early oil ofa lithograph in (The Lonely Man, K), and a lithograph in of her father and mother (The Parents of Käthe Kollwitz, Plate 39). The ravages of time and suffering upon two human beings so graphically depicted in this last picture are pointed up by an early daguerreotype in which they are invested with all the Pages: Get this from a library!

Käthe Kollwitz. [Otto Nagel] -- As the wife of a doctor practicing in a working-class district of Berlin, Kathe Kollwitz saw much of violence, deprivation and death. She identified with the workers, and although she was not herself.