(1894 - 1967)
Otto Nagel was active/lived in Germany. Otto Nagel is known for painting.
Biography Otto Nagel
The Berlin artist Otto Nagel grew up
in a family with social democratic principles and joined the Social
Democratic Party in 1912 already during his apprenticeship as a stained
glass painter. After the First World War Nagel began to paint his first
works under the influence of August Macke (1887-1914), immersing himself
in the Berlin art scene more and more; Heinrich Zille and Käthe
Kollwitz were among his close friends.
At the same time Nagel became
increasingly communist in his political belief, leading the Nazis to
invalidate his election to chairman of the Reichsverband der Bildenden
Künstler Deutschlands one day after the fact. Nagel was imprisoned
multiple times, was banned from painting, and ma
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