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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 400 Erich Heckel

“A painter paints the appearance of things, not their objective correctness. In fact, he creates new appearances of things.”  Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, a German painter and printmaker, and a founding member of the group Die Brücke, was born on July 31, 1883. … Continue reading

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No 381 Käthe Kollwitz

“I do not want to die… until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown.” Käthe Kollwitz, a German artist, who worked with drawing, … 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 328 Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

“A painter paints the appearance of things, not their objective correctness, in fact he creates new appearances of things.” Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, German Expressionist, who was born on 6th May 1880.

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No 268 Franz Marc

“Serious art has been the work of individual artists whose art has had nothing to do with style because they were not in the least connected with the style or the needs of the masses. Their work arose rather in … Continue reading

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