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Grief, poverty, hunger and war came to life in her art

April 22, On This Day Death of a socialist artist A committed pacifist and communist, this female German artist depicted the effects of poverty, hunger and war on the working class in 275 prints over her career, in etching, woodcut and lithography. Virtually the only portraits she made (at least 50) were images of herself,...