`Heroes' and `whores': The politics of gender in Weimar antiwar imagery

Apel, Dora
September 1997
Art Bulletin;Sep97, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p366
Academic Journal
Discusses the presentations of gendered subjectivity in Germany's antiwar imagery from 1918 to 1933. Question on the heroism of the soldier-male and related notions of purity and manliness; Examination of conflicting ideological positions among Weimar artists; Painter Otto Dix's gender identity in the war imagery.


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