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Behold the Art of Emil Nolde

Above: Emil NoldePuppan und Papagai (Dolls & Parrot) c. 1919 oil on canvas 46.5×59.5cm Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammiungen, Munich Straatsgalier Moderne Kunst

German-Danish painter and print-maker Emil Nolde was born Emil Hansen  on 7 August 1867 near the village of Nolde (in Southern Jutland, Denmark), in the Prussian Duchy of Schleswig. 397 more words


Artist of the moment.........Karl Schmidt-Rottluff

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff was a German Expressionist painter and printmaker. Karl Schmidt-Rottluff was born in Chemnitz, Germany in the year 1884.The artist attended Dresden Polytechnic University in Germany. 167 more words

A Curious Expressive Juxtaposition

Intentional or not, there is a strange coming together of art at the Fundatie Museum in Zwolle in the Netherlands. Two quite separate exhibitions, one of Die Brücke and Der Blaue Reiter the German movement of expressionist art from the begininning of the twentieth century, the second by the Dutch artist Rob Scholte create this contrast. 584 more words

No 407 Emil Nolde

“Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties.” Emil Nolde, a German-Danish painter and printmaker and one of the first Expressionists, a member of Die Brücke, was born on August 7, 1867.


No 400 Erich Heckel

“A painter paints the appearance of things, not their objective correctness. In fact, he creates new appearances of things.”  Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, a German painter and printmaker, and a founding member of the group Die Brücke, was born on July 31, 1883. 32 more words


David Bowie’s Private Art Collection

While it is no secret that the chameoleon popstar was a great admirer of contemporary art, and indeed an artist in his own right, the upcoming exhibition and auction of his collection reveals a number of insights and surprises: 218 more words

20th Century

No 376 Max Pechstein

“Art is not a pastime, it is a duty with respect to the people, a public affair.”  Max Pechstein, a German expressionist painter and printmaker, and a member of the Die Brücke group, died June 29, 1955.