The Blaue Reiter by Duchting, Dr Hajo

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ISBN 9783836537049 New Holland Publishers 2016 hardcover

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Although it only lasted three turbulent years, the afterburn of Der Blaue Reiter (1911�’1914) movement exerted a tremendous influence on the development of modern European art. Named after a Kandinsky painting, The Blue Rider, this loose band of artists, grouped around Russian a migra Wassily Kandinsky and German painter Franz Marc, sought to reject establishment standards and charge into a new artistic unknown.Articulating spiritual values and concerns in an era of rapid industrialization, the artists of Der Blaue Reiter were connected by a shared interest in painting, woodcuts, and prints, as well as the symbolic values of color and spontaneous approaches to artwork. Key pieces such as Kandinsky’s Picture with an Archer (1909), August Macke’s Lady in a Park (1914), and Franz Marc’s The World Cow (1913) reveal varying subjects, but all channel distorted perspectives, crude lines, and an emphatic, expressionist use of color. Der Blaue Reiter was abruptly truncated by the onset

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Weight 590 g
Dimensions 264 × 216 × 16 mm