Max Kaus "Kopf" original woodcut for Genius
Medium: original woodcut. This striking Expressionist woodcut was published in 1920 for Genius. Image size: 11 x 8 inches (290 x 200 mm). A good impression on wove paper. This original print is from GENIUS: Zeitschrift fur Werdende und Alte Kunst. This art and literary project only lasted three years, but had incredible influence on German art and culture between the Wars. Some of the important artists contributing original prints included: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Richard Seewald, Franz Marc, Erich Heckel, Frans Masereel, Max Kaus, Karl Hofer, Alexander Archipenko, and others. This was a major vehicle for the German Expressionists. Signed in the block (not by hand).