Artist Birthdays October 8 – MAX SLEVOGT

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MAX SLEVOGT (October 8, 1868 – September 20, 1932)

  • Nationality: German
  • Field: Painting, illustration, printmaking
  • Art Movement: Impressionism
  • ARTiFact: His painting Danae (1859) explored his intrigue with the contemporary issue of prostitution – due to its offensive nature, it caused a scandal during the Munich Secession exhibition of 1899.
  • Artist Quote: “Even the poorest have the right to something from the table of life.”
  • Notable Artwork (shown below):  Strasse bei Godramstein, 1909.

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