Walk through politic

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During an artistic career spanning 50 years, the German artist Gerd Arntz (1900-1988) has continually criticized social inequality, exploitation and war in clear-cut prints – activism with artistic means. read more

At 25, Arntz depicts the division between rich (against a clear background) and poor (in a gloomy environment). With its four classes, the ‘Mid-Europe’ train symbolizes class society. The railway sign above the left carriage says ‘stop here’, while the sign on the right signals ‘continue on’.

Gerd Arntz
Title: Mitropa
Year: 1925