George Grosz (July 26, 1893 – July 6, 1959) was a German artist known especially for his savagely caricatural drawings of Berlin life in the 1920s. He was a prominent member of the Berlin Dada and New Objectivity group during the Weimar Republic before he emigrated to the United States in 1933.
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... —Trewin Copplestone In Grosz's Germany, everything and everybody is for sale ... —Grosz My Drawings expressed my despair, hate and disillusionment, I drew drunkards puking men men with clenched fists cursing at the moon ... —Grosz In 2003 the Grosz family initiated a legal battle against MoMa in NYC asking that three paintings be returned ...
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