You know, if one paints someone's portrait, one should not know him if possible.
April 1, 2011 9:53 AM Subscribe
"It is my wish to come very close, strikingly close, to the times in which we live, without submitting to artistic dogma...Otto Dix best known for his Weimar era work such as the now lost Street Fight.
I need the connection to the world of senses, the courage to portray ugliness, life as it comes."
Probably his most well know portraits are of the uninhibited dancer Anita Berber and of the writer and poet Sylvia von Harden.
Here are a couple of Galleries of his work and a six part video on Dix: Postcards from the front 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6;
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