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Deja vu II: 6 More Movie Shots And The Artists That Inspired Them

Portrait of the Journalist Sylvia von Harden, 1926, by Otto Dix. Dix was a German Expressionist whose work reflects the political unrest of his time and a perversion that is only trumped by Egon Schiele.

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Portrait of the dancer Anita Berber, 1925, Otto Dix

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Otto Dix, Gera, Germany (1891-1969). German painter and printmaker. New Objectivity (Neue Sachlichkeit). "Fritz Perls".

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Otto Dix (1891 – 1969) was a German painter and printmaker, noted for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of Weimar society and the brutality of war.

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Still Life with Widow’s Veil - Otto Dix, 1925 (via Cave to Canvas)

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Otto Dix. This painting is in Stuttgart.

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Otto Dix, Woman with Red Hair, 1931// I find this to be so striking.

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Dix was profoundly affected by the sights of the war, and would later describe a recurring nightmare in which he crawled through destroyed houses. He represented his traumatic experiences in many subsequent works, including a portfolio of fifty etchings called War, published in 1924.

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Otto Dix, Weimar Berlin, 1928. Dix was a scarey guy. Showing the post-war decadence that made many of Hitler's obscenities easier for the non-reasoning public to swallow.

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Otto Dix (1891-1969): Portrait of the Lawyer Hugo Simons (1925). Oil on canvas. Montreal Fine Arts Museum. Simons won a court case for Dix, who painted this portrait in gratitude. After the Nuremberg Laws deprived Simons of his German citizenship, he emigrated and settled in Montreal, taking this portrait with him. He kept it for the rest of his life. KA

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