Abstract Head ( 1929) by Alexej von Jawlensky, Russian expressionist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Abstract Head"
Alban Maria Johannes Berg ( February 9, 1885 – December 24, 1935) was an Austrian composer. He was a member of the Second Viennese School along with Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern, producing works that combined Mahlerian romanticism with a highly personal adaptation of Schoenberg's twelve-tone technique. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alban Berg"
Alexej Georgewitsch von Jawlensky (? March 13, 1864 – March 15, 1941) was a Russian expressionist painter active in Germany. He was a member of the Blue Rider group ( Der Blaue Reiter). He was also a member of the Blue Four. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alexej von Jawlensky"
Anton Webern ( December 3, 1883 – September 15, 1945) was an Austrian composer. He was a member of the so called Second Viennese School. As a student and significant follower of Arnold Schoenberg, he became one of the best-known exponents of the Twelve-tone technique; in addition, his innovations regarding schematic organization of pitch, rhythm and dynamics were formative in the musical style later known as serialism. ...more on Wikipedia about "Anton Webern"
Arnold Franz Walter Schoenberg, (the anglicized form of Schönberg—Schoenberg changed the spelling officially when he became a U.S. citizen) ( September 13, 1874 – July 13, 1951) was an Austrian- American composer. He is particularly remembered as one of the first composers to embrace atonal motivic development, and for his twelve tone technique of composition using tone rows. He was also an important music theorist and an influential teacher of composition. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arnold Schoenberg"
August Macke ( January 3, 1887 – September 26, 1914) was one of the leading members of the German Expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider). He lived during a particularly innovative time for German art which saw the development of the main German Expressionist movements as well as the arrival of the successive avant-garde movements which were forming in the rest of Europe. Like a true artist of his time, Macke knew how to integrate into his painting the elements of the avant-garde which most interested him. ...more on Wikipedia about "August Macke"
August Stramm ( July 29, 1874– September 1, 1915) was a German poet and playwright who is considered one of the first of the expressionists. He also served in the German Army and was killed in action during World War I. ...more on Wikipedia about "August Stramm"
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Chaim Soutine ( 1893 – August 9, 1943) was an expressionist painter. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chaim Soutine"
Constant Permeke ( 1886 — 1952) was a Belgian painter who is considered the leading figure of Flemish expressionism. ...more on Wikipedia about "Constant Permeke"
David Geiser ( June 18, 1948 – present) is an American painter and comics artist. ...more on Wikipedia about "David Geiser"
Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider) was a group of expressionist artists established in Munich in 1911. ...more on Wikipedia about "Der Blaue Reiter"
Die Brücke (The Bridge) was a group of German expressionist artists formed in Dresden in 1905. The original four Jugendstil architecture students led by Hermann Obrist included: ...more on Wikipedia about "Die Brücke"
Edvard Munch ( December 12, 1863 – January 23, 1944) was a Norwegian expressionist painter and printmaker. His intense, evocative treatment of anguish greatly influenced development of German expressionism in the early 20th century. ...more on Wikipedia about "Edvard Munch"
Egon Schiele ( 12 June 1890 – 31 October 1918) was an Austrian painter. ...more on Wikipedia about "Egon Schiele"
Emil Nolde ( August 7, 1867 - April 15, 1956) was a German painter born as Emil Hansen in the village of Nolde, Germany, near the [present-day] German-Danish border. He died in Seebüll, Germany. From 1902 he called himself after his birthplace. He was one of the first expressionists, a member of Die Brücke, and is considered to be one of the great watercolor painters of the 20th century. He is known for his expressive choice of colors. ...more on Wikipedia about "Emil Nolde"
Erich Heckel ( 1883- 1970). German painter and print maker. ...more on Wikipedia about "Erich Heckel"
Ernst Barlach, (born January 2, 1870 in Wedel, Pinneberg, Germany; died October 24, 1938 in Rostock, Germany) was a famous German expressionist sculptor. He also worked as a graphic designer and writer. Although he was a supporter of the war in the years leading to World War I, his participation in the war made him change his position, and he is mostly known for his sculptures protesting against the war. This created many conflicts during the rise of the Nazis, when most of his works were confiscated as degenerate art. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ernst Barlach"
Ernst Krenek ( August 23 1900 – December 22 1991) was an Austrian-born composer of Czech ancestry; throughout his life he insisted that his name be written Krenek rather than Křenek, and that it should be pronounced as a German word. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ernst Krenek"
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner ( May 6, 1880 – June 15, 1938) was a German expressionist painter and one of the founders of the artists group Die Brücke or "The Bridge." ...more on Wikipedia about "Ernst Ludwig Kirchner"
Ernst Toller ( December 1, 1893 - May 22, 1939) was a German Communist playwright. He was born in Samotschin, Posen. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ernst Toller"
Expressionism is the tendency of an artist to distort reality for emotional effect. Expressionism is exhibited in many art forms, including painting, literature, film, architecture and music. Additionally, the term often implies emotional angst - the number of cheerful expressionist works is relatively small. ...more on Wikipedia about "Expressionism"
Expressionism in filmmaking developed in Germany (especially Berlin) during the 1920s. During the period of recovery following World War I, the German film industry was booming, but because of the hard economic times filmmakers found it difficult to create movies that could compare with the lush, extravagant features coming from Hollywood. The filmmakers of the German UFA studio developed a method of compensating for the lack of high budgets, by using symbolism and mise-en-scène to insert mood and deeper meaning into a movie. ...more on Wikipedia about "Expressionism (film)"
Franz Marc ( February 8, 1880 – March 4, 1916) was one of the principal painters of the German expressionist movement. ...more on Wikipedia about "Franz Marc"
Franz Stuck ( 1863 - 1928), German symbolist/ expressionist painter, was born at Tettenweis, in Bavaria, and received his artistic training at the Munich Academy. ...more on Wikipedia about "Franz Stuck"
Friedrich Ritter Bömches von Boor ( * December 27 1916 in Braşov, Transylvania) is a German painter, graphic artist and photographer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Friedrich von Bömches"
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