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No 407 Emil Nolde

“Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties.” Emil Nolde, a German-Danish painter and printmaker and one of the first Expressionists, a member of Die Brücke, was born on August 7, 1867. Advertisements

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No 401 Alexej von Jawlensky

“The artist expresses only what he has within himself, not what he sees with his eyes.” Alexej von Jawlensky, a Russian expressionist painter active in Germany was a key member of the New Munich Artist’s Association (Neue Künstlervereinigung München), Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue … Continue reading

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No 376 Max Pechstein

“Art is not a pastime, it is a duty with respect to the people, a public affair.”  Max Pechstein, a German expressionist painter and printmaker, and a member of the Die Brücke group, died June 29, 1955.

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No 348 Georges Rouault

“The artist discards all theories, both his own and those of others. He forgets everything when he is in front of his canvas.” Georges Rouault, a French painter, draughtsman, and printer, whose work is often associated with Fauvism and Expressionism, … Continue reading

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