The Online Otto Dix Project
German Painter and Printmaker
(December 2, 1891 - July 25, 1969)
Stormtroops advancing under a gas attack [Sturmtruppe geht unter Gas vor]
The scene is other worldly as gas clouds the atmosphere. Their features are obscured by masks and their fingers are curled like claws. These are men who will kill by any means. But are they men?