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George Grosz's 'Sozialkritik'

There is simply no better chronicler of Weimar Germany than Grosz, who attacked the politics and the social disfunction of the period with biting satire and mordant humour. more info below

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George Grosz's 'Sozialkritik'
George Grosz's 'Sozialkritik'

Time & Location

Feb 24, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT

Hybrid (online or in person), Quadrant Rd, Richmond TW9 1DH, UK

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About the Event

Turbulent times can produce great art. Few twentieth artists demonstrate this better than George

Grosz (1893-1959). Born in Berlin, Grosz served in the First World War and became a leading

member of Berlin Dada and New Objectivity. There is simply no better chronicler of Weimar

Germany than Grosz who attacked the politics and the social disfunction of the period with biting

satire and mordant humour. Emigrating to the USA just before the rise of Nazism, Grosz escaped

from the German society he detested…and from the inspiration behind his greatest works.

delivered by Alan Read

Please note that once you pay you will get an email confirming your payment, including a link to join online should you prefer to do so. If you have not received any emails with a link, please check your spam or junk folder, or email us - well in advance - and we will manually send you the link.

These lectures will be delivered as Hybrid (both in person and online) lectures. Should you chose to join in person, please come to:

The Richmond Library Annexe, Quadrant Rd, Richmond TW9 1DH

Sally will be serving coffees and teas for a small contribution!

When joining online, please use the link provided in the confirmation email.

Please make sure to log on 10 min before the start of the talks should you be joining online. This talk will be delivered in Zoom Meeting. This means your camera and microphone are on upon joining. You are welcome to either turn things off or join the discussion before and after the talk. Please mute yourself during the lecture.

A recording will be made of this event and can be bought separately after the event has taken place.

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