The German Expressionists: A Generation in Revolt

The German Expressionists: A Generation in Revolt

The German Expressionists: A Generation in Revolt

The German Expressionists: A Generation in Revolt

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Contents

Acknowledgments1

List of Illustrations4

The Background

1 The Historical Background11

2 The A

rtistic Background -- Nineteenth Century Germany15

3 Naturalism, Impressionism, and Social Realism18

4 Mystical and Symbolic Forerunners25

5 The Expressionist Movement35

Independent Expressionists

6 Paula Modersohn-Becker53

7 Oskar Kokoschka58

8 Ludwig Meidner71

9 Christian Rohlfs73

10 Ernst Barlach78

11 Karl Hofer84

12 Fauve Expressionists and Religious Expressionism88

Die Brücke

13 The Brücke Group109

14 Ernst Ludwig Kirchner125

15 Karl Schmidt-Rottluff139

16 Erich Heckel146

17 Emil Nolde153

18 Max Pechstein167

19 Otto Mueller173

20 Brücke Followers177

Der Blaue Reiter

21 The Blue Rider Artists197

22 Wassily Kandinsky208

23 Franz Marc219

24 Paul Klee229

25 August Macke240

26 Heinrich Campendonk245

27 Lyonel Feininger248

28 Alexej von Jawlensky252

29 Alfred Kubin256

The Revolution and New Objectivity

30 The Revolution and the Socialist Interlude275

31 The New Objectivity280

32 The Verists: Grosz and Dix287

33 Max Beckmann294

34 The Monumentalists308

35 After Hitler312

Halftones321

Bibliographie369

Index390

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