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  • 1. EXPRESSIONISMPresentation by Kaitlyn Szczepanik and Courtney Johnson

2. Six Dancers by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner-1911 3. The beginning of Expressionism 1905 Die Brucke Der Blaue Rieter Revolt against Impressionism 4. Keys of Expressionism Bold, strong colors Not about realism Emotion Connection between artist and work or viewer and work Distortion 2-D subjects 5. More to Know! Influenced by society, changes in society. Swirling, Swaying, and exaggerated brushstrokes. Art came from within. All affected by WW1 Trying to shock Art is nothing but the expression of our dream; the more we surrender toit the closer we get to the inner truth of things, our dream-life, the true lifethat scorns questions and does not see them. -Franz Marc 6. The Die Brucke The Bridge 1905 in Dresden Germany Kirchner, Heckel, Pechstein, and Schmidt-Rottluff Emil Nolde 1908 Landscapes and Nudes Earliest Revolt African and Gothic Art 7. Continued!! Bold colors and designs Graphic images(Nudes) Bridge art together Total freedom Aesthetic Individualized. Resented Kirchner 8. Street Dresden by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner-1908 9. The Der Blaue Reiter The Blue Rider Strong, symbolic colors. Kandinsky, Munter, Marc, Jawlensky, Werefkin 1911 Munich, Munchen Connection between visual arts and music. Spiritual Connection: Painting and Viewer Not exactly an Expressionist group Almanac 2 exhibitions 10. The Der Blaue Reiter Returns More sophisticated than the Die Brucke More ideological and more concerned with changing the world An international group Never developed a common style Formal Aesthetic Vassily Kandinsky= Dominant Ended WW1 If a bunch of artist are isolated and nomadic together are they stillisolated? 11. Fate of the Animals by Franz Marc-1913 12. Masks Still Life III by Emil Nolde (1911) Self- Portrait by Marianne Von Werefkin (1910) 13. Vincent Van Gogh Influenced Expressionism Major influence on Der Blaue Reiter Suffered a mental illness Starry Night Sunflowers Dark Colors Used color to express his feelings Thick layers and strong brushstrokes Instead of trying to reproduce exactly what I see before my eyes, I use colorsmore arbitrarily to express myself forcibly.- Van Gogh 14. Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh 15. Sunflowers By Vincent Van Gogh-1888 16. Edvard Munch 1880- shortly before death in 1944 1889-1909 Nomad and self isolation The Frieze of Life- The Scream, Anxiety, Jealousy, Madonna, and The Kiss Traumatic childhood Landscape freed Munch Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye it also includes the inner pictures of the soul. -EdvardMunch 17. Madonna by Edvard Munch-1894 18. The Scream by Edvard Munch-1893 19. Other Forms of Expressionism Literature Drama-New approach to staging, scene design and directing.-Totally unified stage Film Music-Atonal (distorts traditional tonality.)-Unrecognizable melody 20. The End to Expressionism Hitler (1933) The Degenerate Art Exhibition (1937) Continued to evolve in a variety of ways Resurfaced in art across the world 21. Ballet Dancers by Max Pechstein-1912