Tag Archives: #Expressionism

How To Create Some Very Angry Penguins

Editors of an Australian mid-century literary and artistic avant-garde magazine ‘Angry Penguins’ were devoted to the cause of Modernism which was based on the movements of Surrealism and Expressionism. From its humble beginnings in Adelaide, South Australia, through to its … Continue reading

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Behold the Art of Emil Nolde

Above: Emil Nolde – Puppan und Papagai (Dolls & Parrot) c. 1919 oil on canvas 46.5×59.5cm Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammiungen, Munich Straatsgalier Moderne Kunst German-Danish painter and print-maker Emil Nolde was born Emil Hansen  on 7 August 1867 near the village of … Continue reading

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…May contain traces of nudity

“Four Bathers” (1909) Von der Heydt Museum, Wappertal. Ernest Ludwig Kirchner was born on 6 May, 1880 in Aschaffenburg, Bavaria. His parents were of Prussian descent and his mother was a descendant of the Huguenots, a fact to which Kirchner … Continue reading

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Any port in a storm seems a far cry for Ambrogiani’s Le Port

French Expressionist painter, print-maker and sculptor Pierre Ambrogiani was born on January 16, 1907 in Ajaccio located on the west coast of the island of Corsica, 210 nautical miles (390 km) southeast of Marseille, France. Ambrogiani is known for his bright colors … Continue reading

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Klee-rly you do not look a day over 90

It’s been 73 years since  Paul Klee  died. (18 December 1879 –  29 June 1940). But it is difficult to realise that this piece, entitled “Senecio” was painted by Klee back in 1922 (that’s already 91 years ago!) and it … Continue reading

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