Ants (Ameisen)

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A group of laborers, wearing hats and jackets, walks from viewer's right to left along a street littered with garbage. The two in the front carry shovels. In the background is an industrial landscape, dirty and in disrepair.
George Grosz
1920
One of George Grosz's many works from the period after the First World War that explore the hardship of the poor and the working class in Germany's economic crisis, against a backdrop of a decaying industrial landscape.
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
1948/1.22
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