Monday, May 3, 2010
On 'The Skat Players' by Otto Dix
Here is the sixteenth of the weekly Meditations on Art. The subject is a 1920 painting by Otto Dix, called 'The Skat Players'. I remember going around the bookstores on the Charing Cross Road in London, trying to find a book about this artist. I kept announcing to the assistants 'I'm looking for books on Dix', and wondered why they kept directing me to the Gay section.
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