Tag Archives: German Expressionism

What can we do about these people?

Asks Rod Liddle at the end of this sequence of xenophobia, gormless racial stereotyping, and cliché-overload that I ‘stumbled blindly across’ – the only way one can stumble in Columnist Land. It’s apparently from his Sunday Times column which I … Continue reading

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Marc II

I remember seeing some of these paintings years ago in a group show and liking them well enough but not nearly so much as I do now. It must be the identification I’m making as a late-coming animal lover. Either … Continue reading

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Franz Marc

Was a German Expressionist, a very keen and vibrant nature / animal painter. He put together a movement together with one of my other great favourites, August Macke, called Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider). Both artists died as young … Continue reading

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It landed at Frankfurt airport in 1911 where the weather was a bit better. This is the Captain’s view from the cockpit. Mariekirsche im Schnee, August Macke

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