The Berlin Boxing Club Symbols & Objects

Robert Sharenow
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Karl’s Circumcised Penis

The members of The Wolf Pack pull down Karl’s pants, exposing his circumcised penis, as proof that he is a Jew. This also becomes a source of worry for Karl when he gets drunk for the first time and becomes acutely aware of the fact that he is using a public urinal and a man spouting hatred about the Jews could easily see his uncircumcised penis and know that Karl is a Jew.

Die Abenteuer von Winzig und Spatz —The Adventures of Tiny and Sparrow —by Otto Berg

These cartoons, featuring a bird and sparrow, form a connection between Hildy and Karl. He calls her Winzig, the mouse, while he is Spatz, the sparrow.

A Blue Silk Scarf

Karl’s father wears this blue silk scarf to all of his gallery showings. Karl doesn’t like it because none of the other...

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