Kathe Kollwitz - Quotes

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It is my duty to voice the suffering of men, the never-ending sufferings heaped mountain-high. ---->>>

I do not want to die... until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown. ---->>>

Look at life with the eyes of a child. ---->>>

To this day I do not know whether the power which has inspired my works is something related to religion, or is indeed religion itself. ---->>>

While I drew, and wept along with the terrified children I was drawing, I really felt the burden I am bearing. I felt that I have no right to withdraw from the responsibility of being an advocate. ---->>>

I want to cultivate the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown. ---->>>

Genius can probably run on ahead and seek out new ways. But the good artists who follow after genius - and I count myself among these - have to restore the lost connection once more. ---->>>

No longer diverted by other emotions, I work the way a cow grazes. ---->>>


Nationality: German
Born: July 8, 1867
Birthplace: Königsberg, Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia)
Die: 04-22, 1945
Occupation: Artist

Käthe Kollwitz, née Schmidt (German pronunciation: [kɛːtə kɔlvɪt͡s]), (8 July 1867 – 22 April 1945) was a German artist, who worked with painting, printmaking (including etching, lithography and woodcuts) and sculpture. Her most famous art cycles, including The Weavers and The Peasant War, depict the effects of poverty, hunger, and war on the working class (wikipedia)