The blue rider

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Brimming with stunning reproductions and illuminating texts, this handy and accessible book is the perfect introduction to one of European modern art’s most important movements. Founded in Munich in 1911, the Blue Rider Group was a revolutionary collective of artists that pioneered German Expressionism. Including Wassily Kandinsky, Franz Marc, Natalia Goncharova, Gabriele Mu’nter, and Marianne von Werefkin, the group rejected the prevailing formal and academic artistic trends of their time, sought to break free from the constraints of traditional painting, transcend the material world, and explore emotional and spiritual truths in their art. Spotlighting 35 important works that embody the artists’ pioneering achievements and radical innovations, this volume features reproductions that highlight the movement’s use of luminous colours, symbolic forms, and expressive brushwork.

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Brimming with stunning reproductions and illuminating texts, this handy and accessible book is the perfect introduction to one of European modern art’s most important movements.

Founded in Munich in 1911, the Blue Rider Group was a revolutionary collective of artists that pioneered German Expressionism. Including Wassily Kandinsky, Franz Marc, Natalia Goncharova, Gabriele Mu¨nter, and Marianne von Werefkin, the group rejected the prevailing formal and academic artistic trends of their time, sought to break free from the constraints of traditional painting, transcend the material world, and explore emotional and spiritual truths in their art. This book spotlights 35 important works that embody the artists’ pioneering achievements and radical innovations. It features stunning reproductions that highlight the movement’s use of luminous colors, symbolic forms, and expressive brushwork.

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Weight 0.346 kg
Dimensions 21 × 17.1 × 1 cm
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