Expressionism

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Expressionism

Franz was born in Munich Germany in 1880. He was very interested in art and he began studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. He enjoyed expressionism but later became bored of it. In 1903 & 1907, he visited Paris to be inspirated by famous artists. He died while fighting in the German army at just 36 years old.

Rue LafayetteThis painting remains calm and beautiful throughout. These brush strokes resemble a simplictic style that resonates with viewers.

Edvard Munch

Edward Munch was born on December 12, 1863 in .Loten, Norway. At the age of 17, his career as an artist began with his enrolment in art school. Soon, his first exhibition was well on its way. His works feature a great sense of emotion and depth in thought. As a result, he is one of the most well-known artists today.

Blue Horse 1In this painting Marc paints the horse blue, expressing his imagination and abstract way of thinking.

A style in which emotion is usually expressed through undefined figures & smooth brush strokes.

Man and Woman in BedWith this drawing, Munch brings forth reality. He uses shading and vague lines to give off a smoother and softer tone. Therefore, a sentimental feeling with a touch of warmth is felt.

This is perhaps one of his most famous paintings of all time. In this work of art, it is evident that by the look on the man's face, Munch is trying to evoke a striking mood through the use of fear and despair. The way his strokes create movement alsoadd to the overall effect.

The Scream

BibliographyMunch, Edvard. Man and Woman in Bed. 1890. The exhibition Munch 150, Oslo. Munch, Edvard. Rue Lafayette.1891. The exhibition Munch 150, Oslo. Munch, Edvard. The Scream. 1893. The exhibition Munch 150, Oslo. Franz, Marc. Blue Horse 1. 1911. Staedtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich. Web. May 4, 2015. Franz, Marc. Tiger. 1912. Staedtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich. Web. May 4,2015.Franz, Marc. Fate of the Animals. 1913. Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel (Switzerland). Web May 4,2015.

Fate of the Animals

Franz Marc has a very distinct expressionist style, as seen in this painting. The shapes in the painting are supposed to be animals, right? Marc paints them with sharp straight lines, to strike home his idea of the Fate of Animals.

Expressionism

With this painting, Marc captures a tiger resting. He uses different paints to change the texture in the piece.

Franz Marc

Tiger


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