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EXPRESSIONISMArtists and paintings
WHAT WAS EXPRESSIONISM?¢  An artistic and modernist movement.¢  Originating in Germany at the beginning of the    20th c...
TYPICAL TRAITS:¢  To  present the world solely from a subjective    perspective.¢  To distort the world radically for em...
DIE BRÜCKE ARTISTS AND THEIRPAINTINGS:¢  Ernst       Lüdwig   ¢  Berlin   Street Scene,  Kirchner.       1913.
DIE BRÜCKE ARTISTS AND THEIRPAINTINGS:¢  Erich   Heckel.   ¢  Landscape   in Dresden,                       1910.
DIE BRÜCKE ARTISTS AND THEIRPAINTINGS:¢  Emil   Nolde.   ¢  DanceAround the Golden                      Calf, 1910.
DER BLAUE REITER ARTISTS AND THEIRPAINTINGS:¢  Franz   Marc.   ¢  The   Large Blue Horses, 1911.
DER BLAUE REITER ARTISTS AND THEIRPAINTINGS:¢  Wassili   Kandinsky.   ¢  On   White II, 1923.
DER BLAUE REITER ARTISTS AND THEIRPAINTINGS:¢  Paul   Klee.   ¢  Revolving   House, 1921.
DER BLAUE REITER ARTISTS AND THEIRPAINTINGS:¢  August   Macke.   ¢  View   into a Lane, 1914.
OTHER ARTISTS AND THEIR PAINTINGS:¢  Max   Beckmann.   ¢  Party   in Paris, 1931.
OTHER ARTISTS AND THEIR PAINTINGS:¢  Oskar   Kokoschka.   ¢  Bride   of the Wind, 1913.
OTHER ARTISTS AND THEIR PAINTINGS:¢  Georges   Rouault.   ¢  Head   of Christ, 1939.
OTHER ARTISTS AND THEIR PAINTINGS:¢  Marc   Chagall.   ¢  Woman                              with a                     ...
KANDINSKY AND EXPRESSIONISM¢  Kandinsky            believed that with simple colours and shapes the spectator could perce...
MUNICH-SCHWABING WITH THE CHURCHOF ST. URSULA, 1908.                  ¢  Which   colours                    predominate i...
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  1. 1. EXPRESSIONISMArtists and paintings
  2. 2. WHAT WAS EXPRESSIONISM?¢  An artistic and modernist movement.¢  Originating in Germany at the beginning of the 20th century.¢  The Die Brücke and Der Blaue Reiter groups.¢  The artist attempts to depict not objective reality but rather the subjective emotions and responses that objects and events arouse in him.¢  The artist accomplishes his aim through distortion, exaggeration, primitivism, and fantasy and through the vivid, jarring, violent, or dynamic application of formal elements.
  3. 3. TYPICAL TRAITS:¢  To present the world solely from a subjective perspective.¢  To distort the world radically for emotional effect in order to evoke moods or ideas.¢  Emphasis on individual perspective.¢  To express intense emotions.¢  To portray emotions and subjective interpretations.¢  Tendency toward arbitrary colours and jarring compositions.¢  To represent vivid emotional reactions by powerful colours and dynamic compositions.
  4. 4. DIE BRÜCKE ARTISTS AND THEIRPAINTINGS:¢  Ernst Lüdwig ¢  Berlin Street Scene, Kirchner. 1913.
  5. 5. DIE BRÜCKE ARTISTS AND THEIRPAINTINGS:¢  Erich Heckel. ¢  Landscape in Dresden, 1910.
  6. 6. DIE BRÜCKE ARTISTS AND THEIRPAINTINGS:¢  Emil Nolde. ¢  DanceAround the Golden Calf, 1910.
  7. 7. DER BLAUE REITER ARTISTS AND THEIRPAINTINGS:¢  Franz Marc. ¢  The Large Blue Horses, 1911.
  8. 8. DER BLAUE REITER ARTISTS AND THEIRPAINTINGS:¢  Wassili Kandinsky. ¢  On White II, 1923.
  9. 9. DER BLAUE REITER ARTISTS AND THEIRPAINTINGS:¢  Paul Klee. ¢  Revolving House, 1921.
  10. 10. DER BLAUE REITER ARTISTS AND THEIRPAINTINGS:¢  August Macke. ¢  View into a Lane, 1914.
  11. 11. OTHER ARTISTS AND THEIR PAINTINGS:¢  Max Beckmann. ¢  Party in Paris, 1931.
  12. 12. OTHER ARTISTS AND THEIR PAINTINGS:¢  Oskar Kokoschka. ¢  Bride of the Wind, 1913.
  13. 13. OTHER ARTISTS AND THEIR PAINTINGS:¢  Georges Rouault. ¢  Head of Christ, 1939.
  14. 14. OTHER ARTISTS AND THEIR PAINTINGS:¢  Marc Chagall. ¢  Woman with a Bouquet, 1910.
  15. 15. KANDINSKY AND EXPRESSIONISM¢  Kandinsky believed that with simple colours and shapes the spectator could perceive the moods and feelings in the paintings, a theory that encouraged him towards increased abstraction.
  16. 16. MUNICH-SCHWABING WITH THE CHURCHOF ST. URSULA, 1908. ¢  Which colours predominate in his painting? ¢  Do you think Kandinsky was happy, sad or angry when he created this painting? Why? ¢  What can you see in the picture?
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