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Straight to the Heart

German printmaker KŠthe Kollwitz (1867-1945) is often, if unfairly, regarded as a propagandist. Though she lived a middle-class life–a servant helped run her household, freeing her to work–she lived in the poorest district of Berlin, where her physician husband saw his patients. Even as a child she was fascinated by the “native rugged simplicity” of […]