Thursday, July 08, 2010

July 8 Birthday: Kathe Kollwitz

Kathe Kollwitz, artist
July 8, 1867-April 22, 1945

Lives of the Artists: Masterpieces, Messes (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt (Harcourt, 1995)

Kollwitz, a German sculptress was interested in social justice and publicly opposed the Nazis.

The Kathe-Kollwitz-Museum in Berlin is open online everyday. Look at the exhibition and artist’s work.