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Käthe Kollwitz
Hunger 1922. Woodcut on thick, soft, textured off-white paper. Signed, lower right. 8 3/4" x 9" (22 x 22.8 cm). From the edition of approximately 20 impressions. Knesebeck 182/VI.

All Good Art is Political

Käthe Kollwitz and Sue Coe

October 26, 2017 - February 10, 2018

ARTISTS

Coe, Sue

Kollwitz, Käthe


CHECKLIST

SUE COE (British-American, b. 1951)

 

1. Welcome to the City of Gold

1983. Mixed media on canvas. Signed and dated, lower right, and titled, upper right; inscribed throughout. 70" × 56" (177.8 × 142.2 cm). Reproduced in How to Commit Suicide in South Africa, pp. 14-15.

 

2. How to Commit Suicide in South Africa

1983. Mixed media and collage on paper. Signed, dated and inscribed "Sue Coe/Holly Metz, A Raw One Shot," lower right; titled, upper right. 38" × 52" (96.5 × 132.1 cm). Reproduced in How to Commit Suicide in South Africa, front and back covers.

 

3. Vigilante

1985. Mixed media and collage on canvas. Signed and dated, lower right, and titled, upper margin. 96" × 120" (243.8 × 304.8 cm).

 

4. Brixton Riot

1985. Graphite, gouache and collage on off-white Strathmore Bristol board. Signed and dated, lower right, and inscribed “1985 Sunday Sep 29th Brixton London–Woman Leads The Attack On Brixton Police Station–After Innocent Woman Is Shot In The Back By Police. A Riot Ensues,” lower right. 22" x 30" (55.9 × 76.2 cm).

 

5. Active TB in Harlem

1985. Graphite on off-white Strathmore Bristol board. Signed and dated, lower left, and inscribed, "There is more active TB in Harlem than anywhere else in the Free World (Except Haiti)," lower margin. 22" x 5 1/4" (55.9 x 38.7 cm).

 

6. Homeless Women in Penn Station

1985. Graphite on white Strathmore Bristol board. Signed and dated, lower right; titled, "Homeless Woman Living in the Toilets at Penn Station, NYC Nov 1985," and inscribed, "Can You Spare Any Change?" lower center. 30" x 22" (76.3 x 55.9 cm). Reproduced in Police State.

 

7. Traffic Violation

1986. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated, lower left. 58 3/8" x 30 1/8" (148.3 x 76.5 cm).

 

8. Police State

1986. Oil on gessoed paper. Initialed, lower right, and inscribed, "I Saw This On Nov. 2, 1985," lower center and lower right. 53" x 31" (134.6 x 78.7 cm). Reproduced in X (The Life and Times of Malcolm X), p. 29, and Police State, cover.

 

9. Ham Scrubber

1988. Watercolor and graphite on white Strathmore Bristol board. Signed and dated, lower right, and titled, lower center. Red "Porkopolis" stamp (#46), lower left. 21" x 21" (53.3 x 53.3 cm). Reproduced in Dead Meat, p. 38.

 

10. Farmer John's Meat Packing Plant, Worker Waits for Bus

1988. Watercolor and graphite on beige Strathmore Bristol board. Signed and dated, lower right, and inscribed "Los Angeles, Farmer Johns Meat Packing Plant, 6pm Worker Waits for Bus," lower center. Red "Porkopolis" stamp (#55), lower left. 30" x 22 1/8" (76.2 x 56.2 cm). Reproduced in Dead Meat, p. 86.

 

11. Getting the Chop

1989. Graphite, gouache and watercolor on white Strathmore Bristol board. Signed and dated, lower right; titled and inscribed "Swift/Monfort Packing House, Des Moines–Federal Agents arrest 17 workers for being illegal aliens," lower center. Red "Porkopolis" stamp (#54), lower left. 30" x 40" (76.2 x 101.6 cm). Reproduced in Dead Meat.

 

12. Lambs to the Slaughter

1989. Graphite, watercolor, collage and Rembrandt printers ink on white Strathmore Bristol board. Signed and dated, lower right, and inscribed, lower center. Red "Porkopolis" stamp (#59), lower left. 51 3/8" x 37 1/2" (130.5 x 95.3 cm). Reproduced in Dead Meat, p. VIII, and Cruel, p. 163.

 

13. The Occupation of Panama

1990. Graphite and ink on white Strathmore Bristol board. Signed and dated, lower right, and inscribed "La Ocupación de Panamá," lower center. Red chicken stamp, lower left. 40" x 30" (101.6 x 76.2 cm).

 

14. One Small Step

1989. Graphite and gouache on white Strathmore Bristol board. Signed and dated, lower right, and titled, lower left. 13 3/4" x 13 1/2" (34.9 x 34.3 cm). Private collection.

 

15. Demonstrator–Times Square

1991. Graphite on C.M. Fabriano paper. Signed and dated, lower right, and titled, lower left. 22 1/8" x 15" (56.2 x 38.1 cm).

 

16. Healthcare Not Warfare (Patriotism)

1991. Graphite, gouache and ink on white Strathmore Bristol board. Signed, lower left, and dated and inscribed "Patriotism," lower right. Red rat stamp, lower right. 29" x 23 1/8" (73.9 x 58.8 cm). Reproduced in The Nation.

 

17. War

1991. Graphite and gouache on white Strathmore Bristol board. Signed and dated, lower right, and titled, lower center. Red chicken stamp, lower right. 22 5/8" x 18 1/2" (57.5 x 47 cm).

 

18. Veal Skinner

1991. Graphite on white Strathmore Bristol board. Signed and dated, lower right, and inscribed "The skinner lost 3 fingers," and "for Jane love from Sue Coe Oct 91," lower center. 17 1/4" x 9 1/8" (43.8 x 23.2 cm). Reproduced in Cruel, p. 18. Private collection.

 

19. Soon You Will be Free

1992. Graphite, ink and gouache on Strathmore Bristol board. Signed and dated, lower left, and inscribed "Pronto Siraz [sic] Libre," lower center. Green owl stamp, lower left. 23 1/8" x 27 5/8" (58.7 x 70.2 cm). Reproduced in The New York Times Magazine.

 

20. Holding Cells at Back of Courtroom

1992. Graphite, charcoal and gouache on white Strathmore Bristol board. Initialed and dated, lower left, and titled and inscribed "He says he earns $140 a week as a messenger and cannot afford $800 bail," lower center. Red "Night Court" stamp, lower left. 29" x 23 1/8" (73.9 x 58.8 cm). Reproduced in The New Yorker.

 

21. Homeless Woman Dressed in Garbage Bags

1992. Graphite on white Strathmore Bristol board. Initialed and dated, lower right, and titled, lower left. 29" x 23 1/8" (73.7 x 58.8 cm). Reproduced in New York Newsday.

 

22. Home from Home

1992. Graphite and goauche on white Strathmore Bristol board. Initialed and dated, lower right, and titled, lower center. 29" x 23 1/8" (73.9 x 58.8 cm).

 

23. Waiting in Line Outside the Court Building

1993. Graphite, ink and gouache on white Strathmore Bristol board. Initlaled and dated, lower right, and inscribed "Liverpool," lower center. Red "M" stamp, lower left. 29 1/8" x 23 1/8" (74 x 58.7 cm). Reproduced in The New Yorker.

 

24. Lung Disease, Including TB, Is Rampant in Sweat Shops

1994. Charocal, graphite, watercolor and gouache on white Strathmore Bristol board. Initialed and dated, lower left, and incribed "Lung Disease, including TB is rampant in Sweat Shops, as ventellation [sic] is very poor," lower center 28 7/8" x 23" (73.6 x 58.4 cm). Reproduced in The New Yorker.

 

25. The Tragedy of War

2000. Cycle of 23 etchings on wove paper. Each numbered, lower left, titled, lower center, and signed and dated, lower right. Image sizes vary; each sheet approximately 15" x 22" (38.1 x 55.9 cm).

 

26. Prison Journal: Pam

2006. Graphite and watercolor on heavy white wove paper, mounted on white Strathmore Bristol board. Inscribed, lower center. 21 1/2" x 22" (54.6 x 55.9 cm). From the series Through Her Own Eyes.

 

27. Abolition: Meat Free Every Day

2014. Woodcut on Japan paper. Signed and dated, lower right, and incribed "A/P," lower left. 17 3/4" x 15 1/2" (45.1 x 39.4 cm). From an estimated edition of 100 impressions. Reproduced in The Animals' Vegan Manifesto, p. 115.

 

28. Buy Stuff

2016. Linocut on thin white Rives paper. Signed and dated, lower right; numbered and with red bird stamp, lower left. 7 1/4" x 5 7/8" (18.4 x 14.9 cm). From an estimated edition of 300 impressions. Reproduced in The Animals' Vegan Manifesto, p. 29.

 

29. Stop Violence

2016. Linocut on thin white Rives paper. Signed and dated, lower right; numbered and with red bird stamp, lower left. 9 3/8" x 7 7/8" (23.8 x 20 cm). From an estimated edition of 300 impressions. Reproduced in The Animals' Vegan Manifesto, p. 84.

 

30. Safe at Last (Rescued)

2016. Linocut on thin white Rives paper. Signed and dated, lower right; numbered and with red bird stamp, lower left. 7 3/8" x 6" (18.7 x 15.2 cm). From an estimated edition of 100 impressions. Reproduced in The Animals' Vegan Manifesto, p. 113.

 

31. It Can Happen Here (Trump)

2016. Linocut on thin white Rives paper. Signed and dated, lower right, and numbered, lower left. 10" x 8" (25.4 x 20.3 cm)., From an estimated edition of 100 impressions.

 

32. Unpresidented

2017. Linocut on thin white Rives paper. Signed and dated, lower right, and numbered, lower left. 10" x 7 1/2" (25.4 x 19.1 cm). From an estimated edition of 100 impressions.

 

33. Grenfell Tower (Corporate Murder)

2017. Linocut on white Rives BFK paper. Signed and dated, lower right, and numbered, lower left. 11" x 8 1/2" (27.9 x 21.6 cm). From and estimated edition of 300 impressions.

 

34. Alternative Facts

2017. Lithograph worked over in gouace on heavy white wove paper. Signed and dated, lower left; titled and inscribed, center right. Bear and monkey stamp, lower right. 31 1/2" x 26 3/8" (80 x 67 cm).

 

KÄTHE KOLLWITZ (German, 1867-1945)

 

35. Poverty

1897. Lithograph on yellow chine collé, mounted on heavy white wove paper. Signed, lower right. 6 1/8" x 6 1/8" (15.4 x 15.4 cm). Plate 1 from the cycle Revolt of the Weavers. Printed prior to 1907, before the edition of 50 numbered impressions published in 1918. Knesebeck 33/AIIIa.

 

36. Storming the Gate

Before 1897. Wash and ink on heavy ivory wove paper Signed, center right. 23 1/4" x 17 1/2" (59.1 x 44.5 cm). Study for the etching of the same title (Knesebeck 37) from the cycle Revolt of the Weavers. Nagel/Timm 135. Private collection.

 

37. Storming the Gate

1983-97. Etching on ivory wove paper. Signed, lower right; signed by O. Felsing, and numbered 11/50, lower left. 9 3/8" x 11 5/8" (23.8 x 29.5 cm). Plate 5 from the cycle Revolt of the Weavers. From the edition of 50 numbered impressions published in 1918. Knesebeck 37/IIc.

 

38. Outbreak/Charge

1903. Etching on heavy wove paper. Signed, lower left. 20" x 23 3/8" (50.8 x 59.4 cm). Plate 5 from the cycle Peasant War. From the first edition of approximately 300 impressions published in 1908. Knesebeck 70/VIIIb. Daniel Stoll and Sibylle von Heydebrand Collection.

 

39. Working Woman with Blue Shawl

1903. Lithograph in two colors on heavy cream wove paper. 13 7/8" x 9 3/4" (35.2 x 24.6 cm). Impression from the regular edition, with printed text in the lower margin. Knesebeck 75/AIIIb.

 

40. Woman with Scythe

1905. Etching on wove paper. Signed, also by O. Felsing, lower left. 11 3/4" x 11 3/4" (29.8 x 29.8 cm). Plate 3 from the sycle Peasant War. Proof before any edition. Knesebeck 88/V. Daniel Stoll and Sibylle von Heydebrand Collection.

 

41. Battlefield

1907. Etching on heavy white wove paper. Signed, lower right. 16 1/8" x 19 7/8" (41 x 50.5 cm). Plate 6 from the cycle Peasant War. From the first edition of approximately 300 impressions published in 1908. Knesebeck 100/Xb.

 

42. Raped

1907-08. Etching on heavy wove paper. Signed, lower left. 12 1/8" x 20 3/4" (30.8 x 52.7 cm). Plate 2 from the cycle Peasant War. From the edition of approximately 300 impressions published in 1908. Knesbeck 101/Vb. Daniel Stoll and Sibylle von Heydebrand Collection.

 

43. The Prisoners

1908. Charocal on white Ingres paper. Signed, upper right. 18 1/4" x 23" (46.4 x 58.4 cm). Study for plate 7 from the cycle Peasant War (Knesebeck 102). Nagel/Timm 429. Private collection.

 

44. The Prisoners

1908. Etching on Japan paper. Signed, lower right, and by O. Felsing, lower left. 12 7/8" x 16 7/8" (32.7 x 42.9 cm). Plate 7 from the cycle Peasant War. Fromt the edtiion published by von der Becke in 1931-41. Knesebeck 102/IXa. Daniel Stoll and Sibylle von Heydebrand Collection.

 

45. Unemployment

1909. Etching on heavy cream wove paper. Signed, lower right, and signed by O. Felsing, lower left. 15 5/8" x 20 3/4" (39.7 x 52.7 cm). Proof before the numbered edition published in 1918. Knesebeck 104/VIc.

 

46. Pregnant Woman

1910. Etching on heavy cream wove paper. Signed, lower right. 14 7/8" x 9 3/8" (37.7 x 23.6 cm). From the edition published in 1921. Knesebeck 111/V.

 

47. Working Woman (with Earring)

1910. Etching on heavy cream wove paper. Signed, lower right, and by O. Felsing, lower left. 13" x 9 7/8" (32.9 x 25.1 cm). Knesebeck 112/IVc.

 

48. Free Our Prisoners!

1919. Lithograph with text on heavy dark beige paper. 26 3/4" x 36 1/8" (67.9 x 91.8 cm). Knesebeck 139/II. Daniel Stoll and Sibylle von Heydebrand Collection.

 

49. Killed in Action (First Version)

1919. Lithograph on smooth paper. Signed, lower right. 14 1/8" x 11 3/4" (35.9 x 29.8 cm). One of three recorded impressions. Knesebeck 144. Private collection.

 

50. Help Russia!

1921. Lithograph with text on tan poster paper. 26" x 18 3/4" (66 x 47.6 cm). Knesbeck 170/AII. Daniel Stoll and Sibylle von Heydebrand Collection.

 

51. The Volunteers

1921-22. Woodcut on heavy white Japan paper. Signed, lower right, and numbered 63/100, lower left. 13 3/4" x 19 1/2" (34.9 x 49.5 cm). Plate 2 from the cycle War. From the edition of 100 impressions on this paper. Knesebeck 173/IVb. Private collection.

 

52. The Widow I

1922-23. Woodcut on heavy cream wove paper. 14 5/8" x 8 7/8" (37.1 x 22.5 cm). Plate 4 from the cycle War. From the edition of 100 impressions printed on the cover of the "A" edition of the portfolio. Knesebeck 175/Vd.

 

53. The Sacrifice

1922. Woodcut on heavy cream wove paper. Signed, lower right, and numbered "B 4/100," lower left. 14 5/8" x 15 7/8" (37.1 x 40.3 cm). Plate 1 from the cycle War. From the edition of 100 impressions on this paper. Knesebeck 179/IXc.

 

54. Hunger

1923. Woodcut on thick, soft, textured off-white paper. Signed, lower right. 8 3/4" x 9" (22 x 22.8 cm). One of approximately 20 impressions. Knesebeck 182/VI.

 

55. The Survivors

1923. Charcoal on gray wove paper. Signed, lower right. 19 3/8" x 25 1/2" (49.5 x 64.8 cm). Study for the lithograph of the same title (Knesebeck 197). Nagel/Timm 985. Private collection.

 

56. Poster Against Paragraph 218

1923. Lithograph with text on thin tan poster paper. 18 1/2" x 17 1/8" (47 x 43.5 cm). Knesebeck 198/II. Daniel Stoll and Sibylle von Heydebrand Collection.

 

57. Germany's Children are Starving

1923. Lithograph on heavy cream wove paper. Signed, upper right. 16 3/4" x 11 3/8" (42.5 x 28.9 cm). Impression from the edition published by Richter. Knesbeck 202/AIVa2.

 

58. Never Again War!

1924. Lithograph with text on dark tan poser paper. 37" x 27" (94 x 68.6 cm). Knesebeck 205/IIIb. Daniel Stoll and Sibylle von Heydebrand Collection.

 

59. "Fight Hunger/Buy Food Stamps" (Beggars)

1924. Lithograph with text on dark tan poster paper. 13 3/4" x 18" (34.9 x 45.7 cm). Knesbeck 206/AII. Daniel Stoll and Sibylle von Heydebrand Collection.

 

60. Unemployed

1925. Woocut, worked over in India ink and white tempera, on heavy, soft, textured Japan paper. Signed, lower right, and inscribed "I.Z" (1st s[tate]), lower left. 14 1/8" x 11 3/4" (35.9 x 29.8 cm). Plate 1 from the cycle Proletariat. Unique proof. Knesebeck 215/I. Private collection.

 

61. Cottage Industry

1925. Lithograph with text on thin, tan poster paper. Signed, lower right. 27" x 17 3/4" (68.6 x 45.1 cm). Poster for the 1925 Deutsch Heimarbeit-Ausstellung. Knesebeck 217/BII. Daniel Stoll and Sibylle von Heydebrand Collection.

 

62. Prisoners Listening to Music

1925. Lithograph on soft cream Japan paper. Signed, lower right. 13 1/8" x 12 5/8" (33.4 x 32 cm). From the edition published for members of the Kunstverein Kassel between 1925 adn 1927. Knesebeck 223/IIIa.

 

63. Municipal Shelter

1926. Lithograph on off-white wove paper. Signed, lower right. 16 1/2" x 22" (42 x 56 cm). From the edition published for members of the Kunstverein Leipzig in 1926. Knesebeck 226/b.

 

64. The Agitator

1926. Lithograph on white wove paper. 12 1/4" x 8 1/2" (31.1 x 21.6 cm). Knesebeck 230/d.

 

65. Fettered Man

1928. Lithograph on Velin paper. Signed, lower right, and numbered "N. 21," lower left. 11 1/4" x 7 5/8" (28.5 x 19.3 cm). From the edition of 32 impressions. Knesebeck 241. Daniel Stoll and Sibylle von Heydebrand Collection.

 

66. Demonstration (Final Version)

1931. Lithograph on yellowish, heavy, soft wove paper. Signed, lower right. 14 1/2" x 10 1/8" (36.9 x 25.7 cm). Knesebeck 252/IIc. Daniel Stoll and Sibylle von Heydebrand Collection.

 

67. Tower of Mothers

1937-38. Bronze with brown patina. 11 1/8" x 10 1/2" (28.3 x 26.7 cm). Cast in 1941 by H. Noack, Berlin, at the artist's request. Private collection.

 

68. Seed-Corn Must Not be Ground

1941. Lithograph on smooth ivory wove paper. Signed, lower right. 14 1/2" x 15 1/2" (37 x 39.5 cm). Very rare proof; no edition was published. Knesebeck 274. Private collection.