Prints and photography

These artists used easily-reproducible media to capture the sometimes harsh realities of life in the Weimar Republic.

1918 - 1939

videos + essays

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August Sander, Portraits
August Sander, Portraits

Sander documented German people from all walks of life, but the goals of his project remain unclear.

Umbo, <em>The Roving Reporter</em>
Umbo, The Roving Reporter

A Czech journalist is depicted as a collage of modern technology. What would Umbo make of our 21st-century tech?

Käthe Kollwitz, <em>In Memoriam Karl Liebknecht</em>
Käthe Kollwitz, In Memoriam Karl Liebknecht

Known for her emotionally laden prints, here Kollwitz memorializes a lost Communist leader.

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