ADVANCEMENT OF VISUAL ART
For details of art moves
and styles, see: reputation for Art.
When it comes to chronology and times
of key occasions into the development
of artistic arts around the globe
WORLD'S GREATEST ARTWORKS
For a summary of the utmost effective 10 painters/
GREATEST MODERN ART
For a summary of masterpieces in
natural oils, watercolours, acrylics,
Pioneers of Expressionism
All their paintings are autobiographical. Mental tints and brushwork. Distorted form and colour to mention internal emotions. See his unique design of gestural expressionism at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and at the Kroller-Muller Museum in Otterlo.
Specialist inside psychological use of color in painting; but much more Symbolist than Expressionist. Developed Synthetism and assisted to develop Cloisonnism.
Neurotic Norwegian painter, emotionally scarred during the early life. Most of their greatest works had been completed before his stressed breakdown in 1908.
Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876-1907)
Started as a Worpswede painter of sentimental rural views before establishing the woman special primitivist style of expressionist artwork, particularly portraiture.
Ferdinand Hodler (1853-1918)
Swiss symbolist painter often viewed as a predecessor of expressionist art.
Fauvist Painters (1905-1907)
Fauvist painters were united by a desire to make colour a necessary theme of the artwork. Fauvism had been very important on various other expressionist schools.
Chief of "Les Fauves". Separated color from the traditional sources and thus liberated its expressive force.
Used wide brush-strokes and a beautiful array of blues, greens and purples.
Le Havre singer with loose, very coloured style. Fauvism ended up being his top.
Produced minor works with good color and lyrical qualities.
Emotional, created great "fizz" from refined mixes of purple, blue, yellow, green.
Dutch-born painter active in France. Specialized in nudes and female portraits.
Combined quality of line with vivid colour.
Noted for a more slight form of expressionism, verging on Impressionism.
Produced some beautiful colourful nonetheless lifes and nudes, including surroundings.
Demonstrated great curiosity about the company of types.
Die Brucke (Connection) (1905-13) Dresden
Pre-war selection of German expressionist painters which shared a common studio in Dresden. Its artwork was centered on flat, linear, rhythmical phrase, with quick type and color. Strongly affected by Cezanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh and Munch.
Chief of Die Brucke, a bunch inspired by Gauguin, Munch, Van Gogh and Primitive art. Like fauvism but even more violently expressive.
Among the harshest associated with the German Expressionists. Profoundly affected by Negro sculpture. Creator of Die Brucke along side Kirchner and Heckel. Noted additionally for his woodcuts, that are amongst the many outstanding examples of expressionist visual art.
German painter and graphic musician (woodcuts), noted for their expressionist introspection.
Member of Die Brucke, in addition associated with Der Blaue Reiter. Founder associated with innovative Neue Sezession...