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    Hopper and Kirchner: A Comparative View

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    In 1912, artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner completed his painting Two Woman. Two Woman was a painting that had much depth to it, meanings that one does not notice upon first glance. Thirty years later in 1942, famed American artist Edward Cooper was placing his finishing touches on his masterpiece Nighthawks, which was a painting that expressed both the general feelings of the time as well as Cooper's overall life experience. Both Two Woman and Nighthawks have much in common due to their personalities

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    Lucian Freud

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    Lucian Freud Freud, Lucian (1922- ). German-born British painter. He was born in Berlin, a grandson of Sigmund Freud, came to England with his parents in 1931, and acquired British nationality in 1939. His earliest love was drawing, and he began to work full time as an artist after being invalided out of the Merchant Navy in 1942. In 1951 his Interior at Paddington (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool) won a prize at the Festival of Britain, and since then he has built up a formidable reputation

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    and philosophize human existence since the Ancient Greeks, but in German Expressionism, the nudes are rather more complex. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, the Expressionist who drew nude as his subject matter is different from the idealistic nudes we have seen in Impressionism. This essay attempts to examine the use of nakedness of the body in German Expressionism through Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s significance work and evaluate the influencing factors linking to nudes and his emotional. As science and technology

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    Movements in Art Report

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    exhibition nearly quadrupled the number of attendance of its opposite. Due to the outstanding numbers in attendance, the exhibits then became mobile and traveled to various locations throughout Germany. Once the ex... ... middle of paper ... ...Ludwig-¬Kirchner&id=2600037 Levi, Neil. “’Judge for Yourself!’ –The ‘Degenerate Art’ Exhibition as Political Spectacle,” The MIT Press 85 (1998): 41-64. "Marc Chagall." The Fiddler, 1913 by Marc Chagall. http://www.marcchagall.net/the- fiddler.jsp (accessed

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    Origins of Expressionism

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    Germany, one of the most important Expressionist groups was “originated by a Dresden group called Die Brücke, which included painters Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Erich Heckel, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Emil Nolde, Max Pechstein, and Otto Müller” (History of Expressionism). After viewing a Munich show of Impressionist and Post Impressionist paintings, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, founder of the Brücke group, felt that the paintings were lacking significance in content and execution. This led to his decision in

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    The painting done by Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles d 'Avignon (The Young Ladies of Avignon), and the painting done by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Bathers at Moritzburg, may seem similar in many ways but are actually on opposite ends of the painting world of their time. Starting with similarities, subject matter would be the first thing an audience would recognize if both paintings were side by side, for they both contain woman nude. Furthermore the color palette is slightly similar when painting the

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    Gerard Sekoto's Song of the Pick

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    artists, and they reacted differently as a result of it. Courbet painted pictures of labourers and everyday scenes, which was revolutionary for his time. Seurat developed his individual... ... middle of paper ... ...theartstory.org/artist-kirchner-ernst-ludwig.htm. (18 May 2011) Buchheim, LG. 1960. The Graphic art of German Expressionism. Universe Books. Hill, A. (7 October 2001).”Gauguin's erotic Tahiti idyll exposed as a sham.” London: The Guardian. Available at: http://www.guardian

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    severely wounded. Although, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner served as a driver in the artillery, the destruction of the war devastated him. Kirchner was psychologically damaged and announced unfit for service (Sayre 1144). After the matter of fact, Kirchner was announced unfit for service, “ he painted himself in the uniform of the Mansfelder Field Artillery Regiment Nr. 75, cigarette dangling from his mouth, his eyes flat and empty, his right hand a bloody stump” (Sayre 1144). Kirchner painting expresses his fear

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    not nude. The spiritual essence that marks the delight of past painting are a replaced with the men becoming a vehicle from human suffering. The nervous difficult brushstrokes embody the world he lived in and personifies his inner state of unrest. Kirchner had a strong desire for self knowledge and comprehension of human existence, and the experience he had in the army severely changed his views. A parallel with existential philosophy can be drawn with the fear of death clearly pervading the men’s

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    Bird In Space Analysis

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    1925, Brancusi, Constantin, Romanian, Bird in Space TXT: “From the 1920s to the 1940s, the theme of a bird in flight preoccupied Brancusi. He concentrated on the animal’s movement, rather than their physical attributes. In Bird in Space, the sculptor eliminated wings and feathers, elongated the swell of the body, and reduced the head and beak to a slanted oval plane. Balanced on a slender conical footing, the figure’s upward thrust appears unfettered. This sculpture is part of a series that includes

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