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Otto Dix

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All art is exorcism. I paint dreams and visions too; the dreams and visions of my time. Painting is the effort to produce order; order in yourself. There is much chaos in me, much chaos in our time.

— Otto Dix

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I have to experience all the ghastly, bottomless depths for life for myself; it's for that reason that I went to war, and for that reason I volunteered.

— Otto Dix

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I will either be famous or infamous.

— Otto Dix

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I'm not that obsessed with making representations of ugliness. Everything I've seen is beautiful.

— Otto Dix

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Not that painting would have been a release. The reason for doing it is the desire to create. I've got to do it! I've seen that, I can still remember it, I've got to paint it.

— Otto Dix

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You know, if one paints someone's portrait, one should not know him if possible.

— Otto Dix

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Dix like all other practicing artists was forced to join the Nazi government's Reich Chamber of Fine Arts (Reichskammer der bildenden Kuenste) a subdivision of Goebbels' Cultural Ministry (Reichskulturkammer). Biography

Early life and education

Otto Dix was born in Untermhaus Germany now a part of the city of Gera. He earned the Iron Cross (second class) and reached the rank of vizefeldwebel.

Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix (German pronunciation: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈhaɪnʁiç ˈɔto ˈdɪks]; 2 December 1891 – 25 July 1969) was a German painter and printmaker noted for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of Weimar society and the brutality of war. Along with George Grosz he is widely considered one of the most important artists of the Neue Sachlichkeit.

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