German history paintings: Dix, Grosz, Beckmann, Meidner and Steinhardt

“Allemagne, les Années Noires,” or “Germany: The Black Years,” organized by Annette Vogel and Bertrand Lorquin. Musée Maillol, Paris. Through Feb. 4. In the NYTimes, Alan Riding reports: “It can be argued that Impressionism killed off historical painting, and with it the tradition of portraying military victories on canvas. Yet the genre was not quite … read more… “German history paintings: Dix, Grosz, Beckmann, Meidner and Steinhardt”

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Anselm Keifer thinks énorme

Alan Riding looks at the artist chosen for the innaugural solo show at the Grand Palais in Paris. “Since moving to France in 1993, this German-born artist has turned his 50-acre property in Provence into a sprawling installation, with a former silk factory serving as his studio, and warehouses, greenhouses, towers and tunnels displaying his … read more… “Anselm Keifer thinks énorme”

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