Franz Roh enumerated numerous traits
that distinguished Magic Realism from
Expressionism. The new movement gave rise
to many less well-known artists,
rediscovered by historians in the latter
part of the 20th Century.
Anton Räderscheidt was influenced by De Chirico's early Metaphysical paintings.Barthel
Giles and Karl Hubbuch distinguished
themselves as outstanding draftsmen. They
were also both antifascists, and as a
result they were forbidden to exhibit by
Gert Wollheim, who shared a studio
with Otto Dix in Dusseldorf, produced many
interesting works. Unfortunately most of
his paintings were destroyed by the Nazis
or lost during World War II.