Käthe Kollwitz. Graphics Posters Drawings
New York: Pantheon, 1981. 1st US Edition. Quarto, publisher's stiff illustrated paper wraps.
"It's all right with me that my work serves a purpose. I want to have an effect on my time." First US edition of a compilation of work by German expressionist Käthe Kollwitz. Illustrated with over 100 black-and-white plates of etchings, lithographs, woodcuts, and drawings mirroring the socially conscious artist's political and spiritual concerns over the course of her life. Includes a foreword by art critic and curator Lucy Lippard; with chronology and bibliography. Originally published in West Germany in 1979. Owner signature to inside of upper wrap. Light soiling and edgewear. Very good. Item #6523