DESIGN PORTFOLIO TEMPLATE

1905 - 1937
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The movement sought to emphasize the artist's inner feelings over replicating reality.

Centre
Sturm Gallery, Berlin, run by art critic and expert Herwarth Walden was intrumental in championing German Expressionism.
'a movement of young peaople'
The movement was a result of the younger generation’s reaction against the bourgeois culture of Germany during this time period.
German Expressionist artists used distortion of scale and space to convey their subjective feelings about their society. After WW1, the movement became a bitter protest against the destruction of war

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Forerunners

Die Brucke

1905-13
[Meaning: The Bridge] Inspired by Fauvism, a group of architecture students gathered in Dresden, 1905.
HONOURS
Determined to form a bridge between academic art and the nascent modern art.

Der Blaue Reiter

1911-14
Founded in Munich, this group was an offshoot from a larger organization. The name ‘Blue Rider’ came from Kandinsky's prominent motifs.
SOTM
Despite its brevity, this group produced some of the greatest 20th Century Paintings and is considered to be high point of expressionism in Germany.

Fauvism, a prominent influence

les Fauves
Fauvism was the style of 'the wild beasts', that emphasized painterly qualities and strong color
Forerunners
The leaders of the movement were André Derain and Henri Matisse
Style
The thick paint application, bold hues and expressive nature of post-impressionism were exemplified and emphasized.

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