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Ernst Barlach | the artist



The artist Ernst Barlach
Born Jan 2 1870, Wedel, Germany.
Died Oct 24 1938, Rostock, .
Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects, Printmakers, Writing, Documenta Kassel,


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Die Ernst Barlach Stiftung Güstrow wurde zum 1. Januar 1994 gegründet. In den Jahren ihres Bestehens hat sie sich mit ihren Museen Gertrudenkapelle, Atelierhaus und dem ersten Museumsneubau der neuen Bundesländer, dem Ausstellungsforum-Graphikkabinett, zu einem kulturellen Zentrum in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern entwickelt, das sowohl auf nationaler Ebene als auch international lebendige Verbindungen zu Museen und anderen kulturellen und wissenschaftlichen Einrichtungen unterhält…

This sculpture is the only wood carving by Barlach in a public collection in Britain. Although carved in 1936, it was given its allegorical title the following year in response to Hitler’s notorious Degenerate ‘Art’ exhibition, in which Barlach was included. By the summer of 1937, nearly 400 of his works had been confiscated, through government action, from German museums…

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...Several of Barlach’s war memorials were removed from churches in 1937. The Avenger had been made at the beginning of the First World War, when Barlach was a nationalist, and represents the unstoppable force of the German army. A later wooden version was confiscated by the Nazis.

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