• Interesting Fact

    Interesting Fact
    Expressionism was influenced by Van Gough's colour, brush strokes and distorted shapes.
  • Edvard Munch, The Scream

    Edvard Munch, The Scream
  • Wassily Kandinsky, Der Blaue Rieter

    Wassily Kandinsky, Der Blaue Rieter
  • Expressionism

    Expressionism was a movement that began in Europe. Expressionism explored themes of belonging and alienation Expressionsim aimed to reveal and express spiritual truths through art. Expressionism used strong colour and distorted and abstract figures.
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    Expressionism Art Movement

    The expressionism art movemt is estimated to exist between 1905 and 1920. Art from other ereas can be considered "expressionistic".
  • Die Brucke

    Die Brucke
    Die Brucke (The Bridge) was one of the German expressionist groups founded in Dresden. Die Brucke rejected classicism and looked to nature. Die Brucke were interested in primative art.
  • Der Blaue Rieter

    Der Blaue Rieter
    Der Blaue Rieter (The Blue Rider) a group of artists formed in Munich, Germany. Der Blau Rieters promoted modern art. The horse was a popular subject for the fouders of the group Kandinsky and Marc. Der Blaue Rieters were anti establishment and believed art should be about individual expression and emotion.
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    Der Blaue Rieter

  • Franz Marc, Deer in the Woods II

    Franz Marc, Deer in the Woods II
  • Franz Marc, The tower of blue horses

    Franz Marc, The tower of blue horses
  • Wassly kandinsky, Composition VII

    Wassly kandinsky, Composition VII
  • Contemporary example

    Contemporary example
  • Interesting Fact

    Interesting Fact
    Edvard Munch is quoted as saying "No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love."
  • Interesting Fact

    Expressionism influenced dance, sculpture, cinema, literature, cinema, music and architecture.