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List of famous New Objectivity artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the New Objectivity movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable New Objectivity period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You can use the artists in this list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. This list includes Christian Schad, Otto Dix and more. (6 items)
Otto Dix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous New Objectivity Artists
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Otto Dix


Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix was a German painter and printmaker, noted for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of Weimar society and the brutality of war. Along with George Grosz, he is widely considered one of the most important artists of the Neue Sachlichkeit. ...more

Artworks: Portrait of the Journalist Sylvia von Harden, Stehender Akt mit Hut (Standing Nude with Hat), The Nun, Dr. Mayer-Hermann, Ecce homo with self-likeness behind barbed wire, + more

Birthplace: Gera, Germany

Associated periods or movements: New Objectivity

Nationality: Germany

Art Forms: Painting, Printmaking

George Grosz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous New Objectivity Artists
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George Grosz was a German artist known especially for his caricatural drawings of Berlin life in the 1920s. He was a prominent member of the Berlin Dada and New Objectivity group during the Weimar Republic before he emigrated to the United States in 1933. ...more

Artworks: The Funeral, The Poet Max Herrmann-Neisse, Street Scene, Memorial Day, Metropolis, + more

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Associated periods or movements: Dada, New Objectivity

Nationality: United States of America, Germany

Art Forms: Painting, Drawing

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Christian Schad is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous New Objectivity Artists
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Christian Schad was a German painter associated with Dada and the New Objectivity movement. Considered as a group, Schad's portraits form an extraordinary record of life in Vienna and Berlin in the years following World War I. ...more

Artworks: Frieda Cornelius, Appendectomy in Geneva, Woman from Pozzuoli, The Poet Ludwig Baumer, Maria and Annuziata from the Port of Naples, + more

Birthplace: Miesbach, Germany

Associated periods or movements: Dada, New Objectivity

Nationality: Germany

Art Forms: Painting

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Felix Nussbaum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous New Objectivity Artists
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Felix Nussbaum was a German-Jewish surrealist painter. Nussbaum’s artwork gives a rare glimpse into the essence of one individual among the victims of the Holocaust. ...more

Artworks: White Boat by a Wall, European Vision - The Refugee, My Father, Triumph of Death, Self-portrait, + more

Birthplace: Osnabrück, Germany

Associated periods or movements: New Objectivity

Nationality: Germany

Art Forms: Painting

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