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"Hottentots in tails"

from 17.06.2005

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Die Strasse © Ingeborg & Dr. Wolfgang Henze-KettererCritics' attacks can be harsh. "Hottentots in tails" is what they called the young artists of the Brücke Expressionist group, seeing lunacy, deceit, and primativism in their paintings. The beginning of the 20th century saw a swift succession of avant-gardes denouncing the bourgeois understanding of ...

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