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Die Brücke (The Bridge) was a group of German expressionist artists formed in Dresden in 1905. The original four Jugendstil architecture students led by Hermann Obrist included: On White II by Wassily Kandinsky, 1923. ... Brühls Terrace and the Frauenkirche Dresden [ˈdreːsdn̩] (Sorbian/Lusatian Drježdźany), the capital city of the German federal state of Saxony, is situated in a valley on the river Elbe. ... 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Alfons Mucha, lithographed poster, 1898 Art Nouveau (French for New art) is an art and design style that peaked in popularity at the turn of the 20th century. ...

Emil Nolde (1856-1956) and Max Pechstein (1881-1955) joined in 1906, and Otto Mueller (1874-1930) joined in 1910. 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Erich Heckel (1883-1970). ... 1883 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (May 6, 1880 – June 15, 1938) was a German expressionist painter and one of the founders of the artists group Die Brücke or The Bridge. ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Large Sunflowers Emil Nolde (August 7, 1867 - April 15, 1956) was a German painter born as Emil Hansen in the village of Nolde, Germany, near the [present-day] German-Danish border. ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1874 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ...


Although they were named for a passage in Friedrich Nietzsche's Thus Spake Zarathustra that spoke of humanity's potential to be the evolutionary "bridge" to a more perfect future (Übermensch), Die Brücke's members instead aimed to make a 'bridge' between traditional neo-romantic German painting and modern expressionist painting. Friedrich Nietzsche, 1882 Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (October 15, 1844 – August 25, 1900) was a highly influential German philosopher, philologist, and psychologist. ... In Thus spake Zarathustra (in German, Also sprach Zarathustra), the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche explains the steps through which man can become an Übermensch: By his will to power, manifested destructively in the rejection of, and rebellion against, old ideals and moral codes; By his will to power, manifested creatively... (Disambiguation: you may be looking for Neoromanticism (music) or New Romantic (British pop music)) The term neo-romanticism is synonymous with post-Romanticism or late Romanticism. ... On White II by Wassily Kandinsky, 1923. ...


Die Brücke was one of two groups of German painters fundamental to Expressionism, the other being Der Blaue Reiter group ("The Blue Rider") formed in Munich in 1911. Cover of Der Blaue Reiter almanac. ...


Die Brücke members isolated themselves in a working-class neighborhood of Dresden and developed a common style based on vivid color, emotional tension, violent imagery, and an influence from primitivism. After first concentrating exclusively on urban subject matter, the group ventured into southern Germany on expeditions arranged by Mueller and produced more nudes and arcadian images. The group disbanded in 1913 due to artistic differences. A successor group formed in 1919, the Dresdner Sezession, included painter Conrad Felixmüller among others. Primitivism is an artistic movement that looks to early human history and non-Western or childrens art for inspiration and makes use of themes or stylistic elements from prehistory and tribal cultures. ...


 
 

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