John Dos Passos, discussing the artist George Grosz
, "Grosz Comes to America," Esquire, September 1936
Even if historically specific works set the path for later ones--the work produced alongside George Grosz
preceding the contributions to the AIZ (Arbeiter-Illustrierte-Zeitung or The Worker's Illustrated Magazine), for instance--Heartfield's images were always tailored to the specifics of the moments in which they emerged.
The band's fourth album steals its name from the title of a drawing by George Grosz
Aber George Grosz
liebt sein Miszgeschick Wic einen anhanglischen Feind.
He was not an overtly political artist with Communist sympathies, like George Grosz
or John Heartfield.
PoMo rapidly became a style in which Classical motifs became more and more stretched over essentially dull and reductive Modernist buildings that occasionally grin through their decorative skins, like the skull emerging through the face of a beauty in a George Grosz
Artists represented include Kathe Hollwitz, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, George Grosz
, Lionel Feininger among a wide range of artists whose work spans the the years between the Second Empire and the rise of the Nazis.
Surrounded today by internationally-renowned art galleries, museums and schools such as MoMA and the Art Students League of New York, the neighborhood saw many renowned artists -- whether painting, studying or instructing -- including Childe Hassam, John Sloan, Stuart Davis, Marc Chagall, Georgia O'Keeffe, George Grosz
, Arbit Blatas and so many more.
He painted on weekends and evenings, taking classes from German artist George Grosz
at the Arts Students League.
Of course, there are many well-known artists whose works can be discussed in the category of "outsider art"--Jean Dubuffet, Paul Klee, George Grosz
, Cy Twombly, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock and others.
Passing through the gallery, you'll spot a George Grosz
pen-and-ink drawing, an Eleanor Antin photo-conceptual piece called ``Seven Deadly Sins,'' figurative painting from the '60s through the '90s, and an impressive display of African wood sculpture, some pieces dating back several hundred years.
After college she studied for a year at the Art Students League with George Grosz
, Robert Beverly Hale and Edwin Dickinson.
I'd work on a piece and go back and distort it so that lines and angles are like a George Grosz
or Otto Dix painting, where things are skewed or exaggerated.
When Mason moves on to Germany, the images change - you see pictures by George Grosz
and Edvard Munch, and perhaps a few stills from a Fritz Lang film.
Highlights include important works by Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Erich Heckel, Max Hermann Pechstein, Emil Nolde, August Macke, Alexej Jawlensky, George Grosz
and Max Liebermann.