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Expressionist artists

Immerse yourself in the vibrant and emotional artworks created by Expressionist artists. Explore the unique styles and techniques used by these talented individuals to evoke powerful emotions and provoke thought.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Girl On A Divan, 1906 Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Davos, Post Impressionism, Impressionist, George Grosz, Modern Art Movements, Wonder Art, Oil Painting Techniques, Painting Tips

Expressionism originated in Germany in the early 20th century. It is a difficult movement to define as it seems to overlap with many of other movements (Cubism, Surrealism, Post-Impressionism, Symbolism). No wonder art history can be so confusing to an outsider with the vast number of 'isms'. As its name suggests, Expressionism is characterized by

Daniel Bevan
Jasper Johns, Willem De Kooning, Action Painting, Painting & Drawing, Painting Styles, Canvas Drawing, Tachisme, Jackson Pollock, Abstract Painting Techniques

A leading artist among the Abstract Expressionists, Willem de Kooning never believed that abstraction and representation were mutually exclusive. As he stated: “I’m not interested in ‘abstracting’ or taking things out or reducing painting to design, form, line, and color. I paint this way because I can keep putting more things in it–drama, anger, pain, love, a figure, a horse, my ideas about space. Through your eyes it again becomes an emotion or idea.” Woman and Bicycle, one of a series of…

Beverly Bledsoe
Wassily Kandinsky, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, George Grosz, Modern Art, Contemporary Art, August Macke, Franz Marc, Expressionist Artists

Marianna Wladimirowna Werefkina, a member of ancient Russian nobility, was born on 29 August 1860 in the Russian town of Tula. She was well educated according to western standards and the young girl's artistic talents were recognised early and encouraged. She had her first private academic drawing lessons at the age of fourteen. She was introduced to Illarion Michailowitsch Prjanischnikow, a member of the "Peredwischniki" (travelling painter), where she began her studies, by the Repin…