Monday, July 27, 2015

George Grosz drew Jesus in a gas mask to illustrate life in Berlin in the 1920s

Drawing of a crucified Jesus wearing a gas mask.
GERMANY---George Grosz (July 26, 1893 - July 6, 1959) was a German artist known especially for his savagely caricatural drawings of Berlin life in the 1920s. He was a prominent member of the Berlin Dada and New Objectivity group during the Weimar Republic before he emigrated to the United States in 1933. apn Photo/Franka Bruns. [link]