Max Liebermann (Liebermann)( German painter and graphic artist, called the Nazi authorities 'supplier degenerate art'.)
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Liebermann, Max (Liebermann), (1847-1935), German painter and graphic artist, called the Nazi authorities "supplier degenerate art". Born July 20, 1847 in Berlin, in a family of merchant-Jew. He studied in Berlin (1866-68) and Weimar (1868-72). In 1873-1878 he studied painting in Paris, where he has been influenced by masters of Barbizon School. In 1878-1884 he worked in Munich, then moved to Berlin, where in 1898 founded the Berlin Secession. Professor (1897) and president (1920), the Berlin Academy of Arts. From impressionism moved to Naturalism, acted as continuing the traditions of German realism. In early works depicted the lives and life of the peasants and factory workers, artisans and fishermen, and later turned to landscapes. After the Nazis came to power, Lieberman has been harassed and was forced to leave the post of president of the Academy of Arts. He died in Berlin on February 8, 1935.