Expressionism– An introduction | overview | Easy explanation

Expressionism– An introduction | overview | Easy explanation

Expressionism

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Expressionism- Introduction- 50 words

Category: 1 (19th-century movements)

Category: 2 (Exhibitions)

Expressionism- Introduction through upper written categories.

These two above written categories, “19th-century movements” and “Exhibitions” comprise an essential aspect of the life of this artist. Expressionism is an art style of elite class which played a vital role in Expressionism renaissance movement.

You would know these things in this article:- Expressionist visual artists, Selected expressionist paintings & Origin of the term.

There are other art movements such as “Harlem renaissance,” “Bauhaus,” and “Land art” which are similar to some extent.

Some artists of Expressionism come from other art styles such as Edvard Munch, Otto Dix, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Paul Klee, and Emil Nolde.

This art movement (Expressionism) has many famous paintings/artworks such as “Castle and Sun,” “The Dessert Harmony in Red,” and “Evening on Karl Johan Street.”

If you see the beauty of these paintings, then “The Blue Rider” comes at first place which is beautiful, “The Old Guitarist,” sometimes comes at the second place due to its demand.

If you (As a/an Expressionism student) really want to read comprehensively then read these sections– “19th-century movements (artistic approach)” and “Exhibitions (Other aspects).”

These categories comprise in-depth knowledge, especially- “19th-century movements”-A Category.

EXPRESSIONISM was an art movement, and if you want to read about Expressionism comprehensively, then you should also cover its most famous artist– Edvard Munch, Otto Dix, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Paul Klee, and Emil Nolde.

But if you have less time, then you may select- Expressionism Characteristic section.

Expressionism- Characteristics

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Expressionism- 4 Frequently asked questions

  1. What is Expressionism?

Expressionism is an art movement, and the Expressionism artist tries to express artistic thought through Expressionism paintings/artworks.

There are so many artists such as Edvard Munch, Otto Dix, and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner who defined this art style through their artworks such as “Castle and Sun,” “The Dessert Harmony in Red” and “Evening on Karl Johan Street.”

Thus Expressionism is a pastiche of many different art styles such as “Harlem renaissance,” “Bauhaus,” “Land art” etc.

  1. Why is Expressionism still popular today?

There are two things, the demand of Expressionism paintings/artworks and fame of Expressionism artists. Still, there are many artworks which are in huge demand such as “Castle and Sun,” “The Dessert Harmony in Red” and “The Blue Rider.”

Still, there are many European exhibitions which display– “Castle and Sun,” “The Blue Rider,” “Evening on Karl Johan Street.”

These Expressionism paintings show the popularity of this art style. Edvard Munch, Emil Nolde, and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner are other factors of its popularity.

  1. What do you think about Expressionism?

Expressionism is an artistic and intellectual art movement which has a complicated history; Expressionism was the way of expression for “Emil Nolde,” “Ernst Ludwig Kirchner” and “Edvard Munch.”

In philosophy and the history of ideas, this art style is very diverse. See category- “19th-century movements” and “Exhibitions.”

You would get the depth of this art style, through Expressionism artworks, artists try to emphasize on the free flow of expression.

Artworks of Expressionism artists explore the relationship between celebrity culture (19th-century movements) and visual expression (Exhibitions).

  1. What are the features of Expressionism?

This art style is trendy; Expressionism emerged in 1912 as a/an Expressionism movement when there was artistic standoff among European countries.

Some artists such as “Paul Klee,” “Edvard Munch” and “Emil Nolde.”

Actually, if you want to know the features of the Expressionism movement, then you should read about “Edvard Munch” and “Otto Dix.” And you may also know it by going through these categories- “19th-century movements” and “Exhibitions.”

These categories cover everything comprehensively.

Expressionism- Five topmost artists

Edvard Munch

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Otto Dix

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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

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Paul Klee

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Expressionism- Introduction of these artists.

1st EDVARD MUNCH– Edvard Munch is the artist of Expressionism art movement who played a vital role in the Expressionism art movement renaissance, the date of birth of this artist is 12 December 1863, and the place of birth is- Pob1.

This artist is known for/as Royal School of Art and Design in Kristiania (Norwegian painter). Due to regional effect, Paintings of this Expressionism artist show resemblance with these areas. The artistic qualification of this artist is- Royal School of Art and Design in Kristiania (Norwegian painter).

But still, it’s a beauty of this Expressionism art movement that you may compare these artworks with each other- “Evening on Karl Johan Street,” “The Dessert Harmony in Red,” “Castle and Sun,” “The Old Guitarist” and “The Blue Rider.”

Notable works:- The Scream & The Sick Child.

Qualification:- Royal School of Art and Design in Kristiania (Norwegian painter).

2nd OTTO DIX– The date of birth of Otto Dix is 2 December 1891, this artist was born during the Expressionism period when the Expressionism art movement was on the peak wherein Otto Dix had played a vital role in this art movement.

The date of birth of this artist is 2 DECEMBER 1891, and the place of birth is- POB2. The artistic qualification of this artist is- Dresden Academy of Fine Arts (German painter and printmaker).

Notable works:- Stormtroopers Advancing Under Gas & Portrait of the Journalist Sylvia von Harden, 1926.

Qualification:- Dresden Academy of Fine Arts (German painter and printmaker).

3rd ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER– This name also emerged during the Expressionism art movement. The artwork demand of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner is a little bit lesser than Edvard Munch.

But the artworks of this artist (Ernst Ludwig Kirchner) are also very beautiful. The artistic qualification of this artist is- Royal Technical College (German expressionist painter and printmaker).

Notable works:- Marzella (1909–10) & Vier Holzplastiken, 1912.

Qualification:- Royal Technical College (German expressionist painter and printmaker).

4th PAUL KLEE– The artistic qualification of this artist is- Academy of Fine Arts, Munich (Swiss-born artist).  Paul Klee is the artist of the Expressionism art movement who also played a vital role in the Expressionism art movement renaissance.

The date of birth of this artist is 18 December 1879, and the place of birth is pob4. This artist is known for/as Academy of Fine Arts, Munich (Swiss-born artist).

Notable works:- Viaducts Break Ranks (1937) & Twittering Machine (1922).

Qualification:- Academy of Fine Arts, Munich (Swiss-born artist).

5th EMIL NOLDE– The date of birth of this artist is 7 August 1867, and the artistic qualification of this artist is- Famousos5. The artworks demand of Emil Nolde is a little bit lesser than Edvard Munch.

But then also, paintings of this Expressionism artist remain in high demand.

Notable works:- Blumengarten (Utenwarf) (1917) & Lesende junge Frau (1906).

Qualification:- Famousos5.

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