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About Otto Dix
Regarded as one of the most prominent artists of the German New Objectivity art movement, Otto Dix made a name for himself through his paintings and printmaking. His works also featured in the Dada and expressionist movements. He became famous for his works’ realistic portrayals of the life of Germans in the Weimar Republic and the brutal depictions of the aftereffects of war.
He was the son of an iron foundry worker, Franz Dix and a seamstress, Louise. He was married to goldsmith and silversmith Martha Koch with whom he had three children. She was featured in some of his portraits.
He was honored with the Grand Merit Cross of the Federal Republic of Germany, Lichtwark Prize, Hans Thoma Prize and Rembrandt Prize.
He died from a stroke on July 25, 1969.
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Famous quotes by Otto Dix
All art is exorcism. I paint dreams and visions too the dreams and visions of my time. Painting is the effort to produce order order in yourself. There is much chaos in me, much chaos in our time.Otto Dix
As a young man you don't notice at all that you were, after all, badly affected. For years afterwards, at least ten years, I kept getting these dreams, in which I had to crawl through ruined houses, along passages I could hardly get through.Otto Dix
I will either be famous or infamous.Otto Dix
F.A.Q. about Otto Dix
When is his birthday?
Otto Dix's birthday is on December 2, 1891.
In how many days is his birthday?
Otto Dix's birthday is in 312 days
How old was Otto Dix when he died?
He was 77 years old.
When did he die?
He died in July 25, 1969.
How old would he be today?
Otto Dix would be 130 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Otto Dix from?
He was born in Untermhaus (Gera), Germany.
Otto Dix's Popularity
Otto Dix was a famous German painter and illustrator, who was born on December 2, 1891. As a person born on this date, Otto Dix is listed in our database as the 52nd most popular celebrity for the day (December 2) and the 18th most popular for the year (1891).
People born on December 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Otto Dix is the 1426th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Otto Dix's birthday, Otto Dix is the 241st most famous German.
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