Expressionism (final version)

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Expressionism (final version)

  1. 1. EXPRESSIONISM Developed during the LATE 19th and EARLY 20th centuries (Dominant in Germany 1905-1925)
  2. 2. <ul><li>Characteristics (painting): </li></ul><ul><li>The use of uncharacteristic colours chosen by the artist… </li></ul><ul><li>To release of the artist’s inner vision </li></ul><ul><li>To evoke feelings from the viewer </li></ul><ul><li>Distortion of images and violent brushstrokes. </li></ul>
  3. 3. German Expressionism “ Die Brucke” (The Bridge) Colour, Distortion of Images and Violent Brushstrokes. Movement centered in Dresden, Germany and led by Ernst Kirschner Ernst Kirschner, Self Portrait as a Soldier , 1915. GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM
  4. 4. Ernst Kirschner, Two Women in the Street , 1914. GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM
  5. 5. Ernst Kirschner, Street, Berlin , 1913. GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM
  6. 6. Ernst Kirschner, Brandenburg Gate , 1915. GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM
  7. 7. The Brandenburg Gate is a former city gate and one of the main symbols of Berlin, Germany. It is the only remaining gate of a series through which one formerly entered Berlin.
  8. 8. Kathe Kollwitz, The Survivors, 1923. GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM Kathe Kollwitz Worked almost exclusively in printmaking and drawing Themes of inhumanity and injustice The plight of workers and war victims Her son died during first week of WWI
  9. 9. Kathe Kollwitz, Woman With Dead Child , 1903 etching. GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM
  10. 10. Kathe Kollwitz, Memorial for Karl Liebnecht , 1919. GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM
  11. 11. Kathe Kollwitz, The Grieving Parents , 1932. GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM
  12. 12. Vassily Kandinsky, Composition VII, 1913. Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider) Another German Expressionist movement that produced feeling as visual FORM – not just color Complete abstraction- non-objective work - elimination of representation Knew about music, literature, science (the atomic theory) - material objects have no structure or purpose Orchestration of color, form, line, and space- blueprints for an enlightened and liberated society, emphasizing spirituality
  13. 13. Vassily Kandinsky, Composition VII, 1913. DER BLAUE REITER
  14. 14. Vassily Kandinsky, Contrasting Sounds, 1924. DER BLAUE REITER
  15. 15. Franz Marc, Foxes, 1913. DER BLAUE REITER
  16. 16. Franz Marc, Fighting Forms, 1914. DER BLAUE REITER
  17. 17. Marsden Hartley, Portrait of a German Officer 1914. Marsden Hartley was an American living in Munich and was directly influenced by these European movements
  18. 19. <ul><li>OTHER FIELDS: </li></ul><ul><li>MUSIC (ARNOLD SCHOENBERG) </li></ul><ul><li>DANCE ( MARY WIGMAN) </li></ul><ul><li>CINEMA (ALFRED HITCHCOCK, TIM BURTON) </li></ul>

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