Ernst Barlach

German, 1870–1938

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Bio

Ernst Barlach produced powerful wood and bronze sculptures depicting weary, rugged figures with great dignity. Strong, bulky peasants with expressive faces were his typical subjects, evoking the folk art he encountered in Russia. For instance, in …

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Career highlights
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 2 more
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frieze
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Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 2 more
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