Expressionism

Expressionism - Expressionism art phenomenon where the art only depicts the emotion and no thought Styles and technique Strong use of bold color

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Expressionism – art phenomenon where the art only depicts the emotion and no thought Styles and technique Strong use of bold color – very intense hues Deformation Abandonment of the traditional perspective Personal, irrational and often violent Fauve – French Expressionism – means the beasts - 1905 Die Brucke – German Expressionism – The Bridge - 1905 Andre Derain “Lady in a Chemise” Date: 1905 Description: the painting is of a woman sitting on a bed. She is not nude and is looking seductively at the viewer. She has red hair. Her legs are crossed. The brushstroke is very fast and the color is flat. Henri Matisse – leader of the Fauve “The Woman with the Hat” Date: 1905 Description: A portrait of a woman believed to be Matisse’s wife. Matisse uses almost every color in the color wheel. This is the painting that shocked so many and gave the Fauvist’s their name: the Beasts. “Le Bonheur de Vivre (The Joy of Life)
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course ART H 395 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Iowa State.

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Expressionism - Expressionism art phenomenon where the art only depicts the emotion and no thought Styles and technique Strong use of bold color

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