Karl Schmidt-Rottluff | the artist
Born Dec 1 1884, Rottluff near Chemnitz, Germany.
Died Aug 10 1976, Berlin, .
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Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, german painter and founding member of the Die Brucke art movement in Dresden in 1905. The name Brucke came from the sentence of Nietche: A man is a bridge and not an end. Schmidt-Rottluff was a friend of Erich Heckel since highschool in 1901. They studied architecture in Dresden but both left their studies after they started Die Brucke.