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The 1000++ Artworks of topic Symbols and containing the word george grosz, oil on canvas, verism, symbols, 1925



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George Grosz - Cain or Hitler in HellCain or Hitler in HellGeorge Grosz

Grosz packed up his righteous indignation and fled Nazi Germany in 1932 for the shores of America, where he became a United States citizen in 1938. Grosz’ Cain, or Hitler in Hell (above) from 1944 places the dictator in the devil’s den, surrounded by the skeletal dead at his feet and clearly feeling...

David Nolan (New York, United States)
 
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George Grosz - The CityThe CityGeorge Grosz

The City (1916–17) was the first of his many paintings of the modern urban scene

 
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George Grosz - The AgitatorThe AgitatorGeorge Grosz

The Agitator is representing Adolph Hitler. The castle in the top left hand corner represents the old Imperial Germany and the drum is for marches. The 'big boot' means he will crush any opposing threats to him. The turkey represents good times ahead, but the gravy and wine are blood red meaning tha...

 
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George Grosz - The Pillars of SocietyThe Pillars of SocietyGeorge Grosz

“The Pillars of Society” is a portrait that satirizes the elite supporters of Fascism that dominated post-war Germany in 1926. Similar to a lot of paintings in his oeuvre that belong to this era, it passed a scathing critique of everything he considered to be corrupt in Germany’s bourgeois communit...

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
 
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Umberto Boccioni - Three WomenThree WomenUmberto Boccioni

Three Women, which portrays Umberto Boccioni's mother and sister, and longtime lover Ines at center, was cited as expressing great emotion - strength, melancholy and love.

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Giorgio De Chirico - The Child-s BrainThe Child's BrainGiorgio De Chirico

The surrealists were greatly influenced by Sigmund Freud’s theories of sexuality. In his writings on the ‘Oedipus complex’, Freud argued that rivalries between sons and fathers for the attention of the mother could lead to feelings of confusion, shame and guilt about sex in adult life. The Freudian ...

Moderna Museum (Stockholm, Sweden)
 
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Marc Chagall - I and the VillageI and the VillageMarc Chagall

I and the Village is a 1911 painting by the Russian-French artist Marc Chagall. It is exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.The work contains many soft, dreamlike images overlapping one another in a continuous space. In the foreground, a cap-wearing green-faced man stares at a goat or shee...

 
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George Grosz - The Eclipse of the SunThe Eclipse of the SunGeorge Grosz

George Grosz was an important figure in the Berlin Dada Movement which heavily criticised the government and authority that prevailed post-WWI. The Eclipse of the Sun is a great example of his political art, as he depicts a table of mindless bureaucrats surrounding Paul von Hindenburg, the president...

Heckscher Museum (Huntington, United States)
 
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Giorgio De Chirico - The Prodigal SonThe Prodigal SonGiorgio De Chirico

The Prodigal Son (Italian: Il figliol prodigo) is a painting by the Greek-born Italian artist Giorgio de Chirico. It is painted in tempera on canvas and was completed in 1922 as de Chirico was in transition from the Metaphysical style of his earlier works to the neoclassicism he essayed in the 1920s...

Galleria d'Arte Moderna (Milan, Italy)
 
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Max Ernst - Europe after the Rain IIEurope after the Rain IIMax Ernst

Medium of war, Max Ernst. Europe After the Rain remains his pullulating masterpiece, in which emotional desolation, physical exhaustion, and fears of the destructive power of total warfare combine - after the rain of fire, the biblical deluge, and the reign of terror. The title dates back to an earl...

Wadsworth Atheneum (Hartford, United States)
 
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Giuseppe Arcimboldo - The LibrarianThe LibrarianGiuseppe Arcimboldo

The Librarian is an oil on canvas painting by Giuseppe Arcimboldo in the collection of Skokloster Castle in Sweden. It is thought to be a portrait of Wolfgang Lazius, a humanist and historian who served Holy Roman Emperors of the House of Habsburg. Arcimboldo became official portraitist to Emperor M...

Skoklosters Slott (Sweden)