Käthe Kollwitz in Dresden / edited by Petra Kuhlmann-Hodick, Agnes Matthias ; with essays by Hannelore Fischer, Alexandra von dem Knesebeck, Petra Kuhlmann-Hodick and Agnes Matthias.

  • London : Paul Holberton Publishing, [2017]
  • ©2017
176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm


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The Dresden Kupferstich-Kabinett (Museum of Prints, Drawings and Photographs of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden) has particularly important and unique holdings of the work of the German graphic artist Käthe Kollwitz (1867?1945). Kollwitz formed a long association with Max Lehrs (1855?1938), a leading art historian and then the director of the Dresden Kupferstich-Kabinett, and Lehrs became Kollwitz?s discerning supporter. 0The catalogue tells the circumstances and story of the earliest public holding of Kollwitz?s work to be established and of Kollwitz?s full development of her major themes ? of war and death, of motherhood and love, and not least of self-portraiture, one of the most fascinating aspects of her oeuvre. 00Exhibition: Kupferstich-Kabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany (19.10.2017-14.01.2018).0.
Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden Kupferstich-Kabinett, 19 October 2017-14 January 2018.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-174) and index.
Foreword -- Collecting the modern for the museum: Käthe Kollwitz and the Dresden Kupferstich-Kabinett / Petra Kuhlmann-Hodick -- "For my part, I must tell you once again how your appreciation for and commitment to my work has supported and encouraged me": On the correspondence between Käthe Kollwitz and Max Lehrs / Alexandra von dem Knesebeck -- "Without question the most compelling personality in the field of printmaking": Käthe Kollwitz's work and its museum reception / Agnes Matthias -- "I want to be true, genuine and undyed": The self-portraits of Käthe Kollwitz / Hannelore Fischer -- Chronology -- Catalogue / Agnes Matthias -- I. Self-portraits -- II. An early start - A Weaver's Revolt and the origins of the Dresden Kollwitz collection -- III. Graphic experiments - trial proofs, states, textures and colour -- IV. Contemporary - collecting and exhibiting 100 years ago -- Glossary of print techniques -- Bibliography -- Index of persons -- Colophon and photographic credits.
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