(1891 - 1969)
Otto Dix was active/lived in Germany. Otto Dix is known for landscape, portrait, figure painting, prints, German Expressionism, Realism.
The following text was written and submitted by Jean Ershler Schatz, artist and researcher in Laguna Woods, California:
Otto Dix was born in December, 1891 in Utermhaus near Gera, in eastern Germany. After working as an apprentice to a decorative house painter in his hometown, he entered Dresden's School of Applied Arts in 1910. His early work was in a colorful expressionist style. He was influenced by exhibitions of paintings by Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Edvard Munch and Dresden's own "Die Brucke" (The Bridge) painters, a group of artists who produced emotionally expressive works. But the most important influence on Dix's work was that he was a machine gunner in the German Army. Hi ... Displaying 750 of 5428 characters.