Latvian 🇱🇻 1911 - 1940
Kārlis Padegs was a Latvian expressionist artist.
Kārlis Padegs died from tuberculosis at the age of 28 years old.
I must often listen to reproaches- why do you draw such disgusting pictures when there is so much beauty in the world?- But there are also many abominable things and somebody must draw them too, I answer. I want to show the seamy side of life which we do not like to see in order not to spoil our feeling of comfort or our good appetite.