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Käthe Kollwitz

Käthe Kollwitz, 1919
Born Käthe Schmidt
(1867-07-08)8 July 1867
Königsberg, Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia)
Died 22 April 1945(1945-04-22) (aged 77)
Moritzburg, Saxony, Germany
Nationality German
Movement Expressionism
Spouse(s) Karl Kollwitz

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.
Kathe Kollwitz
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.
Kathe Kollwitz
Look at life with the eyes of a child.
It is my duty to voice the suffering of men, the never-ending sufferings heaped mountain-high.
Kathe Kollwitz
No longer diverted by other emotions, I work the way a cow grazes.
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.
Kathe Kollwitz
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.
Kathe Kollwitz
I want to cultivate the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown.
Kathe Kollwitz