Christian Schad

1894–1982

Christian Schad, ‘Agosta, the Pigeon-Chested Man, and Rasha, the Black Dove’ 1929
Agosta, the Pigeon-Chested Man, and Rasha, the Black Dove 1929
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Biography

Christian Schad (21 August 1894 – 25 February 1982) was a German painter and photographer. He was associated with the Dada and the New Objectivity movements. Considered as a group, Schad's portraits form an extraordinary record of life in Vienna and Berlin in the years following World War I.

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