Expressionism   Late 1800s-1920s Presentation by: Derek Goulet and Gaston Olivier
Characteristics of Expressionist Paintings <ul><li>- Most, but not all artists use intense color in a symbolic way. </li><...
Käthe Kollwitz <ul><li>&quot;Sharpening the Scythe&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>- The expression on the pea...
Käthe Kollwitz <ul><li>&quot;Woman With Her Dead Child&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>- T...
Edvard Munch <ul><li>&quot; Separation&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>-Bold colors, both light and dark contr...
Edvard Munch <ul><li>&quot;The Scream&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>-Man's face and body as well as the sky ...
Franz Marc <ul><li>&quot;Der Tiger&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>-Tiger in the painting is a vibrant yellow ...
Franz Marc <ul><li>&quot;The Large Blue Horses&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-Bold blues, reds, greens, and yellows are used. </...
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner &quot;Blick Auf Davos&quot; <ul><li>-In this painting their is a lot of clean brush strokes that are...
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner &quot;From the Apocalypse&quot; <ul><li>-In this darker painting brush strokes are more defined in o...
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Expressionism

  1. 1. Expressionism   Late 1800s-1920s Presentation by: Derek Goulet and Gaston Olivier
  2. 2. Characteristics of Expressionist Paintings <ul><li>- Most, but not all artists use intense color in a symbolic way. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>- Shows emotions and responses to events through use of facial expressions, actions, and color. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>- Distorted forms that are two dimensional without perspective. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>- Motions that they tried to express were simple. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>- They used rough, agitated brush strokes to convey the mood and/or the intensity of the painting. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  3. 3. Käthe Kollwitz <ul><li>&quot;Sharpening the Scythe&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>- The expression on the peasant's face implies that the scythe could be used as a weapon as well as a tool. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>- The emotion on his face shows that he is dreaming of revenge. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>-Kollwitz is known for her ability to express such emotion through little or no color. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Käthe Kollwitz <ul><li>&quot;Woman With Her Dead Child&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>- The pose that the mother is in clearly shows devastation of losing her child. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>- Its portraying the loss of her son in WWI </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>-Agressive, sketchy lines give off a gloomy energy. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Edvard Munch <ul><li>&quot; Separation&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>-Bold colors, both light and dark contrast the different figures. </li></ul><ul><li>-Man's face as well as his hand over his heart clearly shows heartbreak or devastation. </li></ul><ul><li>-The woman's figure is distorted. She has no face and her hair is exaggerated. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Edvard Munch <ul><li>&quot;The Scream&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>-Man's face and body as well as the sky and water are severely contorted and distorted. </li></ul><ul><li>-Bright, bold orange is used for the sky and a deep blue for the water. </li></ul><ul><li>-Man's expression shows how he can't stand the beauty of his surroundings. </li></ul><ul><li>-Munch uses violent, swirling brushstrokes.  </li></ul>
  7. 7. Franz Marc <ul><li>&quot;Der Tiger&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>-Tiger in the painting is a vibrant yellow and the shapes around him are also very colorful. </li></ul><ul><li>-The tiger looks as though he's been stirred from what he was doing. It is a look of surprise and being startled and disturbed from something. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Franz Marc <ul><li>&quot;The Large Blue Horses&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-Bold blues, reds, greens, and yellows are used. </li></ul><ul><li>-Marc used animals in his paintings because they show a more pure andsubstantial connection to the world. </li></ul><ul><li>-The lines of the horses are clean to show their purity and the backround is painted with more vigorous strokes. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner &quot;Blick Auf Davos&quot; <ul><li>-In this painting their is a lot of clean brush strokes that are used to just express color. </li></ul><ul><li>-The color is used to show the beauty of the mountains and how bright and peaceful a town within them sits. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner &quot;From the Apocalypse&quot; <ul><li>-In this darker painting brush strokes are more defined in order for people to see exactly what is going on. </li></ul><ul><li>-The color in this painting is much darker in order to show a very mysterious and deep tone. </li></ul>
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