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Kids, the great productivity killers

Many years ago I realized that successful women artists generally don’t have children, the notable exception being the great German Expressionist, Käthe Kollwitz. Kollwitz, however, took the highly unusual course of negotiating child care as a condition of her 1891 marriage. Her father, who had championed her career, opposed the idea of her marrying at […]