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George Grosz Quotes: It's an old ploy of the bourgeoisie. They keep a standing 'art' to defend their collapsing culture.
         

It's an old ploy of the bourgeoisie. They keep a standing 'art' to defend their collapsing culture.


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My drawings and paintings were done as an act of protest; I was trying by means of my work to convince the world that it is ugly, sick and hypocritical.

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I thought the war would never end. And perhaps it never did, either.



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