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September 2018

Käthe Kollwitz: Bauernkrieg/Peasant War

September 4, 2018

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The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave




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From 1903 to 1908, Käthe Kollwitz created plates for Bauernkrieg/Peasant War, a series of  etchings that represent the brutal treatment of peasants in sixteenth-century Germany, their rise to revolution and battle, and their subsequent humiliation and death.  Although based on historic events, she used this series as a vehicle to criticize and protest the anticipated tragedies that unfolded across Europe during the first half of the twentieth century.  Kollwitz has been, for over a century, a major influence on print and…

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