Expressionism in art its psychological and biological basis by Pfister, Oskar

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  • Art,
  • Psychoanalysis

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Statementtr. by Barbara Low and M.A. Mügge.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 272 p. :
Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL14007435M

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Very good this book about German Expressionism, an influent movement in Modern and Contemporary Art. Specially the paintings are very well analised by the author, after a brief introducing about the movement's history.

Finding a critical calm amid the frenzy of color and distortion, the book distills Expressionism’s leading collectives, Die Brücke and Der Blaue Reiter, as well as its regional characteristics across its Berlin and Munich hubs, and its North German, Rheinland, and Viennese by: 1.

Key Ideas. The arrival of Expressionism announced new standards in the creation and judgment of art. Art was now meant to come forth from within the artist, rather than from a depiction of the external visual world, and the standard for assessing the quality of a work of art became the character of the artist's feelings rather than an analysis of the composition.

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Expressionism, artistic style in which the artist seeks to depict not objective reality but rather the subjective emotions and responses that objects and events arouse within a person.

In a broader sense Expressionism is one of the main currents of art in the later 19th and 20th centuries. expressionism, term used to describe works of art and literature in which the representation of reality is distorted to communicate an inner vision.

The expressionist transforms nature rather than imitates it. “Toward the middle of the fifteenth century a sizable group of German painters and printmakers reacted against the lingering influence of the so-called international or soft style--supple in form and idyllic in temperament--and adopted a new, sometimes brutal realism.

The term "Expressionism" is thought to have been coined in by Czech art historian Antonin Matejcek, who intended it to denote the opposite of Impressionism. Whereas the Impressionists sought to express the majesty of nature and the human form through paint, the Expressionists, according to Matejcek, sought only to express inner life, often.

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Expressionism (ART and Surreal) The artists’ expression of art is defined in terms of time frame, personal perspectives and interpretation of any subject or medium deemed available at the time of creation and design.

The term abstract expressionism is defined by Payton as “a school of painting that flourished after World War II until the early s, characterized by the view that art is.

Delve into Expressionism’s stylistic tendencies, influences, and most important protagonists with this introductory book by TASCHEN jointhedotszine.comr: Benedikt Taschen. New York school, or Abstract Expressionism, around l until at least the mids, and it took in many different kinds of art and artists.

In its first flowering, in the epic-scaled abstractions of Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, and the other members of the New York school.

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US$ Founder: Benedikt Taschen. Sep 22,  · Much later, in the heady times of the s, painters used this same strategy to move away from the aloof stoicism of some of the movements that came before, giving rise to Neo-Expressionism.

The Neo-Expressionists returned expressiveness and raw emotion to art, and in particular painting, using it as a channel through which they could command.

Oct 14,  · Non-Representational Art. In Abstract Expressionism there is no representation of person, place, or object. With a focus on spontaneous, subconscious expression; Abstract Expressionism focuses on the medium itself and exists without representation of subject.

Expressionism definition is - a theory or practice in art of seeking to depict the subjective emotions and responses that objects and events arouse in the artist. The dominant artistic movement in the s and s, Abstract Expressionism was the first to place New York City at the forefront of international modern art.

The associated artists developed greatly varying stylistic approaches, but shared a commitment to an abstract art that powerfully expresses personal convictions and profound human values. Oct 04,  · Inthe British journalist and historian Frances Stonor Saunders published a book about the CIA and the “cultural Cold War” in which she asserted: “Abstract Expressionism was being.

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Abstract Expressionism is also referred to as gestural abstraction because its brush strokes revealed the artist's process. This process is the subject of the art itself. As Harold Rosenberg explained: the work of art becomes an "event." For this reason, he referred to this movement as Action Painting.

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Off the Main Road Using the woodcut technique, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner created twenty-two illustrations More». a tendency in European art and literature from approximately through the ’s. Arising in response to the extremely acute social crisis of the first quarter of the 20th century (including World War I and the subsequent revolutionary upheavals), expressionism turned into a protest against the ugliness of modern bourgeois civilization.

Expressionism is an art and cultural movement of the 20th century. Expressionist artists try to express a feeling with what they create. Colours and shapes are not used in a way people see them, but as the artist feels them. Expressionism emerged as an 'avant-garde movement' in.

Sep 20,  · Abstract Expressionism review – crammed in a room with the big men of US art Art American art historian David Anfam, “although Sterne was a Author: Adrian Searle. Abstract Expressionism’s influences were diverse: the murals of the Federal Art Project, in which many of the painters had participated, various European abstract movements, like De Stijl, and especially Surrealism, with its emphasis on the unconscious mind that paralleled Abstract Expressionists’ focus on the artist’s psyche and.

Book Description: Abstract Expressionism is arguably the most important art movement in postwar America. Many of its creators and critics became celebrities, participating in heated public debates that were published in newspapers, magazines, and exhibition catalogues.

Abstract Expressionism - the first American movement to have a worldwide influence - was remarkably short-lived: It heated up after World War II and was all but done for by (although visit any art school today and you'll find a would-be Willem de Kooning). Jun 14,  · Women of Abstract Expressionism is a long-overdue survey.

Lavishly illustrated with full-color plates emphasizing the expressive freedom of direct gesture and process at the core of the movement, this book features biographies of more than forty.

May 11,  · Reading Abstract Expressionism is essential for the library of any curator, scholar, or student of twentieth-century art. Ellen G. Landau is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities, Department of Art History and Art, Case Western University.

The Art Book "In the preface Landau observes that the book came out of a lack of "a. May 17,  · Expressionism 1. By definition: expressionism is signifying the use of distortion and exaggeration by the expressionist to exemplify an event.

Late 19th and early 20th century This was the time right around World War One. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

Abstract Expressionism: Axes of Influence Kandinsky published his book On the Spiritual in Art in in Russia, in Germany, and in England.

In his book, he wrote about the communicative properties of color, of lines, of shapes, about his belief that the greatest realism was equal to the greatest abstraction, and that art had the. Sep 27,  · Max Pechstein said the driving force behind Expressionism was the desire to shock and provoke: the rebellion of youth against an ingrained outlook.

Today, Expressionism is regarded as one of the most central movements in 20th-century art. Book jacket."--JacketPages: Preview this book» What people are Expressionism: A Revolution in German Art Dietmar Elger No preview available - Expressionism: A Revolution in German Art Dietmar Elger No preview available - Common terms and phrases.

Art historians had begun using the term "abstract expressionism" at the end of World War I to refer to Kandinsky and other Europeans who painted abstractly with expressionist brushwork. In a review for the New Yorker, Robert Coates applied the term for the first time to the work of an American artist of the forties when he described the.

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At the same time, colors are often vivid and shocking. This essay seeks to summarize the works of Edvard Munch, Henri Matisse, Wassily Kandinsky and August Marc on Fauvism and Xmoore.

Get this from a library. Expressionism. [Norbert Wolf; Uta Grosenick] -- Expressionism is a style of art in which the intention is not to reproduce a subject accurately, but instead to portray it in such a way as to expressthe inner state of the artist.

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Sep 25,  · Abstract Expressionism review – a colossal event Royal Academy, London It’s a thrill to see the wildly beautiful art of Pollock, Rothko, De Kooning et al up close.Art history traces German Expressionism also to with the Die Brucke (The Bridge) exhibition in Dresden.

Ernest Ludwig Kirchner () was the leader of the group and the author of the manifesto. He wrote, “He who renders his inner convictions as he knows he must, and does so with spontaneity and sincerity, is one of us.”.German Expressionism.

German Expressionism is a cultural movement that started the First World War, and had its peak during the ′s. It can best be described as a creative movement, although, especially where the painters are concerned, it was also a mindset.

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