Most popular Art & design styles: Expressionism books
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A new study examining the life and work of Helene Schjerfbeck, the Finnish painter who influenced Bacon, Freud and Auerbach
First published by No Comprendo Press a.s. in Oslo, Norway, 2013"--Title page verso.
The Wallace Collection hosts a major exhibition in collaboration with The Henry Moore Foundation for spring 2019 exploring the sculptor Henry Moore's fascination with armour at the Wallace Collection, an interest which fundamentally influenced his work over many years.
There have been many books about this astonishing artist, most of them written as celebrations of his creative abundance. Timothy Hilton has a more challenging purpose: to define Picasso's achievement and his place within twentieth-century art. 207 illus., 30 in color.
Egon Schiele produced a prolific body of work before dying in the flu epidemic of 1918 at the age of 28. His oils have often been reproduced and are well recognized, but this volume concentrates on drawings and watercolours drawn from public and private collections around the world.
Through panoramas of mood, ideas, and emotions, Expressionism stands as one of the most reactionary and influential movements of the early twentieth century. This introduction assesses the group's stylistic tendencies, influences, and pursuit of authenticity.
Amid a frenzy of lurid color and distortion, discover a calm, authoritative overview of German Expressionism. From the leading collectives of Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter to regional schools and lesser known artists, Dietmar Elger leads us through the protagonists and principles of this vivid 20th-century movement-its stylistic cacophony,...
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was a German Expressionist pioneer, a prolific painter and printmaker, and cofounder of Die Brucke movement. Through vivid landscapes, stark nudes, and dynamic urban scenes, this introductory book explores his radical painting in pre-World War I Germany and his leading influence on 20th-century art.
This visually stunning volume offers perceptive examinations of several renowned German and Austrian Expressionist artists who redefined modern self-portraiture.
A long-awaited survey of female Abstract Expressionist artists revealing the richness and lasting influence of their work
Chaim Soutine (1893-1943) produced some of the most powerful and expressive portraits of modern times. Accompanying a major London exhibition that focuses on one of Soutine's most important series of portraits - of cooks, waiters and bellboys - this is the first time that this outstanding group of masterpieces has ever been brought together.
Catalogue of the first French retrospective of the artist Afro Libio Basaldella, better known as Afro.
This trenchant reconsideration of artist Emil Nolde's life and work deconstructs the myths that have surrounded Nolde's legacy until today.
Accompanying catalogue of an exhibition at Gagosian Gallery, Paris.
In the afternoon of Monday October 4 1999, wracked with Parkinson's disease, and unable to paint after breaking his wrist, Bernard Buffet calmly placed a plastic bag over his head, taped it tight around his neck and patiently waited the few minutes it took for death to arrive. This story is an allegory for the commercial investment value of art.
Enter the ominous and enigmatic world of masks, the macabre, and mockery as we explore Belgian maverick James Ensor's unique repertoire of ghoulish scenes and gallows humor. An Expressionist before the term was even coined, Ensor continues to influence generations of artists through his distinctively dark satire, which drew on a rich stylistic...
Apocalypse, the city, war, religion, the portrait, exile and existential trauma - Ludwig Meidner (1884-1966) is regarded as one of the outstanding artists of German Expressionism. With the accuracy of a seismograph he recorded in his pictorial and literary works the shocks which reverberated through his time.
Exploring the life and works of one of the most extraordinary painters of the last century, Kandinsky is a fascinating look at this most original of artists. From his early folk art to the abstract paintings he would become famous for, Kandinsky's work and the life that informed it are celebrated in this beautiful book.
Reflecting the latest scholarship on German Expressionist artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, this book focuses on the role of the imaginary in his oeuvre.
Recognized for his remarkable synthesis of Expressionist and Cubist techniques, Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956) has long been considered a leading modern artist in Germany. This survey examines the artist's broad-ranging interests and influences including his involvement in German Expressionism and the Bauhaus.
Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) is celebrated as an American Master in his native United States, particularly on the West Coast, where he lived and worked for much of his career. This volume is a focused exploration of his career across four decades, and his shifts in style and subject-matter in both painting and works on paper.
Nine essays from scholars representing a variety of disciplines, cover themes of love, sexuality, gender and anxiety to comparisons with Ibsen and Kierkegaard. The text explores the meanings of Munch's imagery, his sources in Symbolist art, and his legacy for German Expressionism.
Examining Edvard Munch's influence on his Austrian and German contemporaries, this book offers a fascinating new look at the Norwegian artist, whose painting The Scream has become a symbol of modern angst.
Covers the complete career of one of the greatest colourists of the twentieth century, from atmospheric paintings of immense landscapes to intensely colour works dating from the Third Reich. Published to accompany a touring exhibition.
The bizarre and otherworldly imagery of the great Expressionist