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By George Grosz

This acclaimed autobiography through one of many 20th century's maximum satirical artists is as a lot a image portrait of Germany in chaos after the Treaty of Versailles because it is a memoir of a amazing artist's improvement. Grosz's account of an international long past mad is as acute and provocative because the artwork that depicts it, and this translation of a piece lengthy out of print restores the spontaneity, humor, and effort of the author's German textual content. it's also a bankruptcy on Grosz's adventure within the Soviet Union—omitted from the unique English-language edition—as good as extra writings approximately his twenty-year self-imposed exile in the USA, and a myth written in English.

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