Unformatted text preview: a woman artist in her time, portraying subject matter that was not usually depicted. She was quoted as saying, “It is my duty to voice the sufferings of men, the never-ending sufferings heaped mountain-high” (Getlein 201). “As a sot, Kollwitz identified passionately with the sufferings of working people; as a mother she identified with the struggle of women to keep their children safe” (Getlein 201). Despite many personal hardships such as loosing a son and later a grandson to a war that she in no way supported, Kollwitz was able to produce art that is, even today, powerful and uplifting....
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- Fall '08
- Marxism, Woodcut, Kathe Kollwitz, never-ending sufferings