Otto Dix (German, 1891 - 1969)

Otto Dix

German | 1891 - 1969

Otto Dix was a German Impressionist & Modern artist who was born in 1891. His work is currently being shown at multiple venues like National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.. Numerous key galleries and museums such as Museum Ludwig, Cologne have featured Otto Dix's work in the past.Otto Dix's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 2 USD to 6,010,929 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 6,010,929 USD for bildnis rechtsanwalt dr. fritz glaser (portrait of the lawyer dr. fritz glaser), sold at Sotheby's London in 1999. Otto Dix has been featured in articles for Christie's Daily, The Art Newspaper and Daily Art Magazine. The most recent article is Berlin Was a Beacon of Artistic Freedom. Gaza Changed Everything. written for The New York Times in April 2024. The artist died in 1969.

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Beati Pacifici, Venice Biennale: A Disturbing and Grimly Topical Immersion in the Horrors of War
Berlin Was a Beacon of Artistic Freedom. Gaza Changed Everything.
How the German Expressionists Crossed Boundaries to Confront a Society in Need of Salvation


..It reflects Dix’s fascination with the potential extremities of human behaviour that war can induce, and his own horror at the ‘ghastly, bottomless depths of life’ that were revealed to him while he was...

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QAGOMA, Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art

..Dix, more than any other of his contemporaries, scrutinized bodies and souls and portrayed the horrifying reality of life, both beautiful and tragic...

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The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

..Dix had to promise to paint only inoffensive landscapes...

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De La Warr Pavilion

..Thus, the precepts that formulated the artistic impulse of Dix in his search of the representation of immediate and coarse reality, resulting from the wild nature of the human being, were analyzed...

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Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico

..Moreover, this work attests to his exploration of the art of bygone eras, likewise an important leitmotif in Dix's oeuvre...

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Kunsthalle Munchen

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