Presentation on theme: "Expressionist Painter 1880-1916 Munich, Germany. German born Artist Began painting career with natural realism but then moved to experiment with more."— Presentation transcript:
German born Artist Began painting career with natural realism but then moved to experiment with more expressive painting techniques. Believed that animals were more spiritual than humans so he chose to paint them as the primary subject matter of his paintings. Joined the Expressionism Movement in 1910, after meeting one of its most important painters, Wassily Kandinsky.
Once he joined the Expressionist Movement, he began to use their emphasis on the power of color and expressive brush strokes to paint his animal subjects. Marc strived to create spiritual experiences with his paintings and he did so by painting his animals with the explosive strokes and colorful palette of the Expressionists. Humans have lost their spirituality due to industry, war, pollution, urban development. Tried to rediscover that lost spirituality through his paintings.
1866-1944 A Russian painter that was the first to completely abandon the use of recognizable images in his paintings. Kandinsky was the first painter to create what was known as non-objective art. Kandinsky believed that art elements can be treated like musical sounds and used to communicate the artist's inner feelings. One of the primary members and pioneers of the Expressionism Art movement.
German art movement in the early 1900’s. Believed the role of art was NOT to recreate reality, but to EXPRESS the artist’s feelings and beliefs. Expression should be the artist’s primary goal. Members of this movement were known as Expressionists Expressionist painters believed that color was the most important element of art and it was the most effective element for expressing the artist's feelings. Expressionists used bright contrasting colors, textured brush strokes, and creative distortions to fill their paintings with emotion. Wassily Kandinsky was a painter that was one of the leaders of the Expressionism Movement.