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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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Picasso und Deutschland


Picasso and Germany

Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany

6 April – 18 September 2016

Slightly reduced version of the exhibition previously shown at the Picasso Museum, Málaga, which revealed an important new area of research. 128 more words

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Depravation in the Art of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

On the 6th of May 1880, Expressionist artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was born in Aschaffenburg, Germany. One of the leading names in the Die Brücke movement, his art was deemed ‘degenerate’ by the Nazis and destroyed in great numbers. 612 more words

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