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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 Ga (showing 500 of 5428 characters).