George Grosz

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Birthday
26, 1893
Birthplace
Berlin, Germany
Death Date
Jul 6, 1959 (65)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
26, 1893
Birthplace
Berlin, Germany
Death Date
Jul 6, 1959 (65)

About

Whimsical caricaturist and painter associated with Dadaism and known for works such as "Republican Automatons" from 1920.

Before Fame

He attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Dresden and the Berlin College of Arts and Crafts, where he studied with the famed Emil Orlik.

Trivia

He was the subject of the 1960 film "George Grosz Interregnum," which was nominated for an Academy Award.

Family Life

He was born into a devout Lutheran family. His father owned a pub, which his mother took over following his father's untimely death.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow artist Rene Magritte.