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Expressionism (20th Century)

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About Expressionism

Description of Expressionism
Examples of Expressionism
Expressionist Artists - 40
Auction Houses - 847

Expressionism refers to an international movement in art and architecture, as well as literature, music, dance and theatre, which flourished between about 1905 and 1920, especially in Germany. Although the term was originally applied to the avant-garde movements Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter, generally it refers to any art that expresses emotion, and encompasses a range of movements and artists.

Expressionist artists sought to express emotional experience rather than physical reality: ... (view more)

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Examples of Expressionism at Auction

Artists Associated with Expressionism — 40 artists:

Francis Bacon Ernst Barlach Max Beckmann Etienne Dinet Bourdelle Heinrich Campendonk Otto Dix James Ensor Jacob Epstein Lyonel Charles Adrian Feininger George Grosz Renato Guttuso Svend Wiig Hansen Erich Heckel Carl Hofer Gershon Iskowitz Alexei Jawlensky Wassily Kandinsky Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Per Kirkeby Paul Klee

Oskar Kokoschka August Macke Franz Marc Ludwig Meidner Ivan Mestrovic Amedeo Modigliani Edvard Munch Gabriele Munter Emil Nolde Jules Pascin Max Pechstein Carlos Orozco Romero Georges Rouault Egon Schiele Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Jose Gutierrez Solana Chaim Soutine Bob Thompson Max Weber Gert Heinrich Wollheim

Auction Houses that have sold Expressionist works - 847

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