Die Brucke Background Info

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Die Brucke Background Info

  1. 1. Die Brucke: Background • Interested in the Fauves' celebration of colour. • Work tends to dwell on the darker, sinister aspects of the human psyche. • Strong influence from German Renaissance (Grunewald and Durer) as well as German Medieval (Gothic) Art. • Major influence from the work by Edvard Munch from Norway. • Major influence by Nietzsche’s philosophy. • Early work fuelled by Primitivism and the Oceanic and African masks. Influences Style

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