Archive for the ‘artists’ Category

Käthe Kollwitz

I’ve revisted the Expressionism art movement and fell in love with Kollwitz’ work

Käthe Schmidt Kollwitz (July 8, 1867 – April 22, 1945) was a German painter, printmaker, and sculptor whose work offered an eloquent and often searing account of the human condition in the first half of the 20th century. Her empathy for the less fortunate, expressed most famously through the graphic means of drawing, etching, lithography, and woodcut, embraced the victims of poverty, hunger, and war.  Initially her work was grounded in Naturalism, and later took on Expressionistic qualities. Read on

Samples of her work:

Self-Portrait, Woodcut proof, 1923

Wittwe I (Widow I). Woodcut, 1921-22



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Andrea Bruno

I first came across Andrea Bruno’s work a few years ago at Vavel’s annual international comics festival (Athens, Greece)
So pleased I remembered this Italian comic artist’s work.
Here’s a free download comic (English translation) titled “RIFLES“.
Here’s his website and he also runs a comic compilation series called “Canicola”

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