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Ernst Kirchner: 155 Master Drawings Blagoy Kiroff

Ernst Kirchner: 155 Master Drawings

Blagoy Kiroff

Published June 8th 2015
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48 pages
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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was a leading figure in the early-20th-century German Expressionist group Die Brücke. He produced paintings, prints, and sculptures that opposed the conventions of academic art. His nudes, landscapes, and scenes of urban life onMoreErnst Ludwig Kirchner was a leading figure in the early-20th-century German Expressionist group Die Brücke. He produced paintings, prints, and sculptures that opposed the conventions of academic art. His nudes, landscapes, and scenes of urban life on the eve of World War I are known for their unsettling effects of psychological tension and eroticism, while his powerful, crudely executed black-and-white woodcuts illustrated many books and magazines, including Germany’s leading avant-garde periodical Der Sturm. Albrecht Dürer was a lifelong influence on Kirchner, but painters such as Edvard Munch and Vincent van Gogh, as well as African and Polynesian art, inspired his use of bright colors, simplified forms, and malevolent, mask-like faces. His art was labeled as “degenerate” by the Nazis in the 1930s, and he would commit suicide in 1937.