Expressionism

  • 1900 – 1920
  • Cultural movement
  • Reaction against Naturalism and Impressionism
  • Paintings had a way of making you feel uneasy
  • Painted harsh and realistic subjects and matters
  • Intense un-naturalistic colours
  • Distortion and exaggeration of form

 

  • Die Brucke (bridge from the past to the future)
  • 1905 – 1908
  • New modern age

 

  • Der Blaue Reiter
  • 1911 – 1914
  • Spiritual truths
  • Intellectual movement

 

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