Grosz: Berlin/New York


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Lars Fiske

Hardcover | 21.84 x 1.52 x 27.69 cm | 80 pp

Fantagraphics | 2017 | 9781683960416

This is a series of short nearly wordless comics, arranged chronologically, that form a biography of the caricaturist best known for his visualisation of the Weimar Republic.

George Grosz (1893–1959) was a German fine artist, cartoonist, and teacher who drew from pop culture, was active in the Dada and New Objectivist movements, and had a huge influence on other artists. 

In this graphic biography, written and drawn by Fiske, angular art lays Kandinsky-like lines over scenes set in anything-goes, post–World War I Berlin: connecting, emphasising, tracing movement. Curves evoke the fleshy sex of Grosz’s work. (Fiske channels the exuberance and fascination with line that typified Grosz’s work, and more generally early to mid-century art movements.) Symbolically, Fiske uses two colours―red for Berlin, a slash of Grosz’s lipstick, a flash of tie―and green for the jazz and trains of New York, where Grosz would flee from Nazi Germany. 

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