"Otto Dix is a difficult artist to like," writes Judith Dobrzynski of the Weimar artist known for his harsh, cruel depictions of social and moral decay. "But admiration is a different thing altogether."
“Otto Dix is a difficult artist to like,” writes Judith Dobrzynski. “But admiration is a different thing altogether, and — hard as it is to view some of his images, especially those portraying sexual murders — Dix ranks among the greatest of 20th-century German artists.” Dobrzynski discusses Dix’s oeuvre, and how his “harsh,” “cruel,” and often-misogynistic work fits into the artistic canon.
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