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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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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2008 for the course ART 101 taught by Professor Haverstack during the Fall '08 term at Cottey.
- Fall '08