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  • ISBN: 9783836537001
  • ISBN: 3836537001
  • Physical Description: 95 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: English edition.
  • Publisher: Köln : Taschen, [2016]

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General Note:
English edition originally published in 2008.
Translated from the German by Michael Scuffil.
Formatted Contents Note:
The German "wild beasts" and the birth of expressionism -- Self portraits and pictures of friends -- Heckel and model in studio / Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- Young man / Erich Heckel -- The painter Schmidt-Rottluff / Emil Nolde -- Self-portrait with model / Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- Double portrait / Max Pechstein -- Children (on the couch) / Erich Heckel -- Self-portrait with monocle / Karl Schmidt-Rottluff -- Otto and Maschka Mueller in the studio / Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- Woman reading (Else Lasker-Schüler) / Karl Schmidt-Rottluff -- Erich Heckel and Otto Mueller playing chess / Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- The nude in the studio and on the open air -- Two female nudes in a room / Max Pechstein -- Bathers in the reeds / Erich Heckel -- Artiste (Marzella) / Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- Marzella (Fränzi / Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- The yellow-and-black swimsuit / Max Pechstein -- Studio scene / Erich Heckel -- Nudes in the studio (three models) / Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- Woman with cloth / Erich Heckel -- After the swim / Karl Schmidt-Rottluff -- Glass day / Erich Heckel -- Three nudes (dune picture from Nidden) / Karl Schmidt-Rottluff -- Three nudes beneath the tree / Otto Mueller -- People in the metropolis -- Wine-bar / Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- Dance / Max Pechstein -- Tightrope dance / Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- Landscape near Dresden / Erich Heckel -- Contemplative woman / Karl Schmidt-Rottluff -- Street by Schöneberg Park / Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- Barber's shop (at the hairdresser's) / Erich Heckel -- Circus (circus horsewoman) / Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- Berlin Street scene / Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- Separate ways and apocalypse -- Potsdamer Platz / Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- The madhouse (the madman) / Erich Heckel -- Green girl / Karl Schmidt-Rottluff -- Self-portrait as soldier / Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.
Summary, etc.:
"In June 1905, four young architecture students in Dresden gave their eruption onto the art scene a name: Brücke (Bridge). The group were united by their protest against established and sclerotic forms of art, adn by their yearning to bring art and life together. Life studies in the studio and free drawing in the open air were the starting-points of their artistic endeavour. For the Expressionist artists of the Brücke, the human being is at the centre of creation. Today, the fascination of this human image comes across more strongly than ever, both because it is authentic and also because it is able to reach out and address this existential condition of each and every beholder."
Subject: Brücke (Artists' group)
Brücke (Artists' group)
Expressionism (Art) > Germany.
Art, German > 20th century.
Expressionism (Art)
Art, German.