DEVELOPMENT OF VISUAL ART
For information on art motions
and designs, see: History of Art.
The chronology and dates
of crucial occasions in the evolution
of artistic arts all over the world
WORLD'S GREATEST ARTWORKS
For a summary of the most effective 10 painters/
GREATEST MODERN ART
For a summary of masterpieces in
essential oils, watercolours, acrylics,
Pioneers of Expressionism
All their paintings tend to be autobiographical. Psychological tints and brushwork. Altered form and color to convey inner thoughts. See his special style of gestural expressionism in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and at the Kroller-Muller Museum in Otterlo.
Specialist inside psychological usage of color in artwork; but much more Symbolist than Expressionist. Developed Synthetism and assisted to develop Cloisonnism.
Neurotic Norwegian painter, emotionally scarred in early life. Nearly all of his best works were finished before their stressed description in 1908.
Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876-1907)
Started as a Worpswede painter of sentimental outlying views before building the woman unique primitivist style of expressionist painting, particularly portraiture.
Ferdinand Hodler (1853-1918)
Swiss symbolist painter usually regarded as a predecessor of expressionist art.
Fauvist Painters (1905-1907)
Fauvist painters were united by a desire to make color a necessary motif of their painting. Fauvism ended up being very important on other expressionist schools.
Commander of "Les Fauves". Separated colour from the traditional references and thus liberated its expressive power.
Used broad brush-strokes and a beautiful selection of blues, vegetables and purples.
Le Havre musician with loose, very colored design. Fauvism was his peak.
Produced minor works together with harmonious colour and lyrical characteristics.
Emotional, developed great "fizz" from subdued mixes of red, blue, yellowish, green.
Dutch-born painter active in France. Specialized in nudes and feminine portraits.
Combined clarity of range with vivid color.
Noted for a more delicate as a type of expressionism, verging on Impressionism.
Created some stunning colourful however lifes and nudes, including landscapes.
Demonstrated great desire for the company of kinds.
Die Brucke (Bridge) (1905-13) Dresden
Pre-war set of German expressionist painters just who shared a standard studio in Dresden. Its painting had been based on level, linear, rhythmical phrase, together with quick form and color. Strongly affected by Cezanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh and Munch.
Leader of Die Brucke, a group encouraged by Gauguin, Munch, Van Gogh and ancient art. Like fauvism but more violently expressive.
One of several harshest of German Expressionists. Profoundly impacted by Negro sculpture. Founder of Die Brucke and Kirchner and Heckel. Noted also for his woodcuts, that are between the many outstanding samples of expressionist graphic art.
German artist and visual artist (woodcuts), noted for their expressionist introspection.
Member of Die Brucke, in addition associated with Der Blaue Reiter. Founder associated with the innovative Neue Sezession. In the end a solitary musician.
Otto Mueller (1874-1930)
Silesian-born artist, good friend of Heckel, noted for their characteristic female nudes in landscape options.
Person in Die Brucke, had a natural, unsophisticated style, along with a highly expressive utilization of colour and paint.
Der Blaue Reiter (Blue Rider) (1911-14) Munich
Pre-war Munich-based selection of German expressionist painters, with a fondness for horses, the color blue, primitivism and the psychological effects of colour.
Russian singer, their early work ended up being linked to fauvism plus the French Nabis. Icon-painting and Russian people art had been impacts. Co-founder of Der Blaue Reiter, Munich 1911. With Jawlensky, ended up being a founder person in the Neue Kunstlervereinigung Munchen (brand new Artists Association of Munich).
Russian painter, which, apart from Kandinsky, was the best singer for the team. He blended aspects of Russian icon artwork and peasant art aided by the powerful colours and outlines of this fauves to produce a unique, mystical expressionism. Though he retained his typical Russian melancholy.
German expressionist painter, a creator of Der Blaue Reiter. Explored expressive values of color, partially impressed by Delaunay's Orphism.