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The Port­land Mu­seum of Art will dis­play 30 pieces of Ger­man prints from be­tween both World Wars, high­light­ing the port­fo­lio of Ge­orge Grosz in an exhibition ti­tled The

Rob­bers: Ger­man Art in a Time of Cri­sis. The works de­pict 1920s Ber­lin through modern era fig­ures that sug­gest a so­cial dis­cord of war, greed and poverty that un­der­mined the sta­bil­ity of the Weimar Repub­lic. Grosz’s work caused a so­cial in­ter­ven­tion and ques­tioned tra­di­tional Ger­man iden­tity through the artist’s use of satire and bit­ing real­ism.the col­lec­tion will be on dis­play un­til July 15.

Ge­orge Grosz (18931959), Lions and tigers nour­ish their young, ravens feast their brood on car­rion... Se­ries: The Rob­bers (detail), 1922. Pho­tolitho­graph on pa­per, 27½ x 19¾ in. Gift of David and Eva Brad­ford, 2002.53.6.5, Art © Es­tate of Ge­orge...

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