Canteen in Haplincourt <br /><i>Kantine in Haplincourt</i>
Canteen in Haplincourt
By Otto Dix
Der Krieg; #37
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY

Canteen in Haplincourt
Kantine in Haplincourt

Year: 1924

Description:

For too many soldiers in the Great War, tomorrow never dawned...

Provenance: Der Krieg; #37
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY



Shot to Pieces <br /><i>Zerschossene</i>
Shot to Pieces
By Otto Dix
Der Krieg; #38
National Gallery of Austrailia
Canberra

Shot to Pieces
Zerschossene

Year: 1924

Description:

A man stood little chance against an entreched fifty caliber machine gun. Here a soldier is ripped nearly in half. His intestines are visible. A bullet pierced his steel helmet.

Provenance: Der Krieg; #38
National Gallery of Austrailia
Canberra



House Destroyed by Aerial Bombs (Tournai) <br /><i>Durch Fliegerbomben zerstörtes Haus (Tournai)</i>
House Destroyed by Aerial Bombs (Tournai)
By Otto Dix
From Der Krieg; #39
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY

House Destroyed by Aerial Bombs (Tournai)
Durch Fliegerbomben zerstörtes Haus (Tournai)

Year: 1924

Description: In the First World War, air power was used to strike deep into enemy territory. The victims were often crushed by rubble. Here Dix cleaves a corner off a building in order to display the dead.

Provenance: From Der Krieg; #39
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY



Skin Graft <br /><i>Transplantation</i>
Skin Graft
By Otto Dix
Der Krieg; #40
National Gallery of Austrailia
Canberra

Skin Graft
Transplantation

Year: 1924

Description:

Many soldiers returned home horribly disfigured by the war. Efforts were made to improve their looks but methods were primitive and wounds grotesque. Some simply opted for masks. Others couldn't bear such an existence.

Provenance: Der Krieg; #40
National Gallery of Austrailia
Canberra



Machine-gun Squad Advances (Somme, November 1916) <br /><i>Maschinengewehrzug geht vor (Somme, November 1916)</i>
Machine-gun Squad Advances (Somme, November 1916)
By Otto Dix
From Der Krieg; #41
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY

Machine-gun Squad Advances (Somme, November 1916)
Maschinengewehrzug geht vor (Somme, November 1916)

Year: 1924

Description: In November 1916, the Britsh continued their assault against entrenched machine guns. Here the German counter offensive is slowed as the gunners trudged through the field they had sown.

Provenance: From Der Krieg; #41
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY



Dead Man (St. Clément) <br /><i>Toter (St. Clément)</i>
Dead Man (St. Clément)
By Otto Dix
From Der Krieg; #42
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY

Dead Man (St. Clément)
Toter (St. Clément)

Year: 1924

Description: At first glance, he could be sleeping. His head lies comfortably on a mound which resembles a pillow. Then you notice a hole in his cheek. And brains ooze from his skull...

Provenance: From Der Krieg; #42
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY



Ration Carrying near Pilkem <br /><i>Essenholer bei Pilkem</i>
Ration Carrying near Pilkem
By Otto Dix
Der Krieg; #43
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY

Ration Carrying near Pilkem
Essenholer bei Pilkem

Year: 1924

Description:

The men crawl through trench system with daily rations in a sachel. Hands and feet are both needed to remain low and move forward.. Thus they tote ration bags in their teeth ... like horses with a feed bag.

Provenance: Der Krieg; #43
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY



Stealthpatrol attack <br /><i>Uberfall einer Schleichpatrouille</i>
Stealthpatrol attack
By Otto Dix
From Der Krieg; #44
National Gallery of Austrailia
Canberra

Stealthpatrol attack
Uberfall einer Schleichpatrouille

Year: 1924

Description: Trench raids generally had little strategic impact other than to lower the enemy's morale.

Provenance: From Der Krieg; #44
National Gallery of Austrailia
Canberra



Unterstand <br /><i>Dugout</i>
Unterstand
By Otto Dix
From Der Krieg; #45
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY

Unterstand
Dugout

Year: 1924

Description: Two exhausted soldiers soundly sleep. Another pair gamble money that has no value on the line. And a fifth man goes crazy as shells drop overhead.

Provenance: From Der Krieg; #45
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY



The Sleepers of Fort Vaux (Gas Victims) <br /><i>Die Schlafenden von Fort Vaux (Gas-Tote)</i>
The Sleepers of Fort Vaux (Gas Victims)
By Otto Dix
From Der Krieg; #46
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY

The Sleepers of Fort Vaux (Gas Victims)
Die Schlafenden von Fort Vaux (Gas-Tote)

Year: 1924

Description: Death by poisen gas was a terrible ordeal. It burned the lungs but left body unscathed.

Provenance: From Der Krieg; #46
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY