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Van Gogh and Expressionsim [Hardcover]

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From the time of Vincent van Gogh's death in 1890 until the outbreak of World War I, Van Gogh's work came to be seen as the epitome of internationally groundbreaking art--particularly in Germany, where artists like Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and others of Die Brucke (The Bridge) group were fascinated by his technique, his powerful brushwork, his strongly contrasting colors and glowing palette. Vassily Kandinsky and the artists of Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider) movement esteemed van Gogh for rejecting visible reality and penetrating the essence of nature. Austrian artists Egon Schiele and Oscar Kokoschka, on the other hand, were impressed by his soulful expression and insightful psychological portraits. The scholar and curator, Jill Lloyd, who is profoundly knowledgeable in the field of Expressionism, here places an exquisite selection of works by Expressionist artists in the context of van Gogh's most important paintings, documenting the lasting influence of this nineteenth-century Dutch painter on Expressionist art in Germany and Austria.

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Pages   192
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 11.4" Width: 9.4" Height: 0.9"
Weight:   3.1 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Mar 1, 2007
Publisher   Hatje Cantz
ISBN  3775719164  
ISBN13  9783775719162  

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1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History > Regional > European
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Museums & Collections > General
3Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Artists, A-Z > ( V-Z ) > Van Gogh, Vincent
4Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Artists, A-Z > General

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In the Van  Jun 1, 2008
Will be enjoyed by all with a desire to learn more about the varied influences radiating from Vincent van Gogh, as absorbed by such notable artists as Egon Schiele and Francis Bacon. Nicely chosen paintings accompany the informative text.
A new field of study on Van Gogh's art  May 10, 2007
A beautiful catalogue for an exhibition held at the Neue Galerie in NY in 2007, this book shows how German and Austrian artists, from Kokoschka, Kirchner, Schmidt-Rottluff to Egon Schiele, Gerstl and even, to some extent, Klimt, were all inspired by the Dutch master. The book studies the reception of Van Gogh in both countries in the first two decades of the XXth century (German museums started buying his works before American museums), through the active trade of dealers and patrons. It also dwells on the nazi period in Germany, when both Van Gogh and the expressionists were included in the so-called "degenerate art", deemed so by the fascist leaders who ended up selling their works at auction (pictures of the auctions appear in the book).

The illustrations are perfect (sometimes placing next to each other works by Van Gogh and their interpretation, so to speak, by each expressionist artist) and the selection of works, some of them actual masterpieces, makes this book a top-quality companion to the exhibition. An interesting post-war development, which is well described in the book, is the influence Van Gogh had on Francis Bacon, through the latter's series inspired by a painting destroyed during WWII.

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