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Expressionism

Author: Aleisha Olson
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This lesson will explore some movements associated with Expressionism.

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Tutorial

This lesson discusses different forms of Expressionsm, including Fauvism, The Bridge, and The Blue Rider.

Citations

Image of Matisse, Portrait of Mme Matisse (The Green Stripe), Fair Use According to Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Matisse_-_Green_Line.jpeg; Image of Matisse, Woman with a Hat, Fair Use According to Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Matisse-Woman-with-a-Hat.jpg; Image of Kirchner, Street, Dresden, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kirchner_-_Die_Stra%C3%9Fe.jpg; Image of Kandinsky, Improvisation 28 (second version), Creative Commons, http://missphillipsart.wikispaces.com/Wassily+Kandinsky%C2%A0Improvisation+28; Image of Marc, The Fate of the Animals, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Fate_of_the_Animals.jpg

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Expressionism

    An art movement that is characterized by exaggerated and distorted forms and colors used by artists as a technique to increase an emotional reaction from the viewer.

  • Fauvism

    A 20th-century experimental art movement, deriving from the French word fauve, meaning "wild beast"; distinguished by the use of bold colored landscapes and portraits.

  • The Bridge

    A 20th-century German expressionist art movement consisting of a group of artists whose work is characterized by distinctively bold colored landscapes and portraits.

  • The Blue Rider

    An informal group of early 20th-century artists associated with Vasily Kandinsky and Franz Marc whose work was recognized for using abstracted forms and colors.

  • Synesthesia

    The experience of one sense as another, for example visually sensing sound.