Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1893/07/26 Georg Ehrenfried Gross is born in Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire. Born
1909/00/00 Georg Gross begins attending the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts. Education Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden Dresden, DE
1911/00/00 After studying art under Richard Mller, Robert Sterl, Raphael Wehle, and Osmar Schindler, Georg Gross leaves the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts. Education Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden Dresden, DE
1914/11/00 During the mass intoxication of 1914, Georg Gross enlist in the Army of Imperial Germany. He will soon discover the war to be filthy with lice, idiocy, disease and deformity. Military
1915/00/00 After Georg Gross is found semi-conscious, partially buried in a dung pit, Count Kessler has him transferred to a mental institution. Gross will be discharged from the army due to brain fever. Health
1916/12/00 Influenced by the Futurist painters, George Grosz begins work on "Metropolis" in Berlin during the First World War. Artist Metropolis (painting)
1917/01/00 George Grosz is called up to serve in Imperial Germany's war effort. Military
1917/05/00 After suffering a nervous breakdown, Georg Gross is discharged from the army. Health Metropolis (painting)
1917/08/00 At the height of the First World War, George Grosz completes "Metropolis", his vision of a frenzied Berlin in an Expressionist style. Painter Metropolis (painting)
1926/00/00 The Pillars of Society - created Painter The Pillars of Society
1932/06/00 George Grosz accepts an offer to teach the summer semester at the Art Students League of New York. Work American Fine Arts Society New York City
1959/07/06 After a night of drinking, George Grosz dies from injuries sustained from falling down a flight of stairs at his home in West Berlin, West Germany. Died

2 Creative Works by George Grosz »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Metropolis (painting) Painter Painting 1917/08/00
  • 1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die
The Pillars of Society Painter Painting 1926/00/00
  • 1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

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