Startling Watercolors from Germans Hitler Thwarted ART: REVIEW
Theodore F. Wolff, Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
WATERCOLOR, because of its freedom and directness, was an ideal medium for the German Expressionists, as well as for other German and European artists of the early 20th century such as Lovis Corinth, George Grosz, and Paul Klee. Emil Nolde used the medium to particular advantage, and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner did some of their best work in watercolor on paper.
Americans, however, are still relatively unfamiliar with watercolors by these artists, Klee being the big exception. Nolde is somewhat better known than the rest - mostly because of his florals and the high prices his pictures demand. The watercolors of the others, however, are shown, if at …
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Publication information: Article title: Startling Watercolors from Germans Hitler Thwarted ART: REVIEW. Contributors: Theodore F. Wolff, Monitor - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: May 21, 1990. Page number: 10. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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