Artwork Title: Hunger - Artist Name: Käthe Kollwitz


Käthe Kollwitz, 1924

"...a woman stripped to the raw edge of existence in postwar Germany where unemployment, hunger and disease were widespread. The woman’s breasts droop low and dry and she cannot feed child from her own emaciated body. She lifts her hands to her head in despair as her child lies bloated and starving in her lap.... Kollwitz shifts the viewer’s focus from a woman’s body to her mind by portraying..."
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