Käthe Kollwitz | Brilliant German Expressionist’s work can be seen in Berlin and Köln

Käthe Kollwitz was a German artist who worked with painting, printmaking (including etching, lithography and woodcuts) and sculpture was part of the German Expressionist movement. Her themes encompassed self-portraits, politics and social criticism, motherhood, war.

Extensive collections can be found at the Käthe Kollwitz Museum Berlin (new location at the Theater Building at Charlottenburg Palace) and Käthe Kollwitz Museum Köln (reopens end 2023).


Images: Self-portrait, lithography, 1934 ©Käthe Kollwitz Museum Berlin, Copy ©Wikipedia