Kaethe Kollwitz (1867-1945): the artist who may have suffered from Alice in Wonderland Syndrome

@article{Drysdale2009KaetheK,
  title={Kaethe Kollwitz (1867-1945): the artist who may have suffered from Alice in Wonderland Syndrome},
  author={Graeme R Drysdale},
  journal={Journal of Medical Biography},
  year={2009},
  volume={17},
  pages={106 - 110}
}
Kaethe Kollwitz was a 20th century German artist who grew to fame for her sociopolitical impressions of Germany during World Wars I and II. In her diary Kollwitz self-described symptoms of Alice in Wonderland Syndrome during her childhood. She complained of episodes where objects appeared to grow larger or smaller and perceptual distortions where she felt she was diminishing in size. This may explain why Kollwitz's artistic style appeared to shift from naturalism to expressionism, and why her… Expand
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