Frank Gaudlitz (*1958) is one of the most important German photographers of today. For three decades, he has occupied himself with the transformation of Russian society and in his photos shows how much disparity there is in the country.

Satire, Irony and the Grotesque

Klee, Kubin, Daumier, Ensor, Feininger
They all get along, and yet they don’t really ... There is a great deal that is humorous and enigmatic in the satirical, ironic and grotesque works of Klee, Kubin, Daumier, Ensor and Feininger. No roars of laughter, instead opaque and ambiguous groupings of allusion, derision or polemic.
Klee, Kubin and Feininger were all friends and knew the works of Daumier and Ensor. This polyphonic presentation of the dialogue between their works – selected etchings, drawings, lithographs and examples from satirical magazines – portrays their individual art practice as well as the subtle and fascinating correlations.

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"Satire, Irony and the Grotesque"

ISBN 978-3-86678-813-8

17,00 x 24,00 cm

188 Pages

206 colored and 3 b/w illustrations

Hardcover, bound, without dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: German

Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern

preface by
Peter Fischer

Stephan Dahme, Fabienne Eggelhöfer, Rainer Lawicki, Osamu Okuda, Xavier Tricot, Eva Wiederkehr Sladeczek

Graphic design
Kerber Verlag
Exhibition: Bern, "Satire - Ironie - Groteske. Klee, Kubin, Daumier, Ensor, Feininger", 6.6. - 6.10. 2013,  Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern