Deja vu II: 6 More Movie Shots And The Artists That Inspired Them
Portrait of the Journalist Sylvia von Harden, 1926, by Otto Dix. Dix was a German Expressionist whose work reflects the political unrest of his time and a perversion that is only trumped by Egon Schiele.
Otto Dix painted The Seven Deadly Sins in 1933. It is an allegorical painting that represented Germany's political situation at the time, and was painted immediately after the Nazis had Dix removed from his teaching position at the Dresden Art Academy.
1926, Otto Dix, Bertolt Brecht: no chance for beauty, poetry and religion or philosphy, in Weimar, art was violent and grotesque, music was dissonant, thinking was materialist...the Devil found the right place to try to conquer bodies and minds...