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Famous Expressionist Artists

This list of famous Expressionism artists features images, bios, and information about their notable works, many of which are the best Expressionist paintings in art history. All the greatest artists associated with the Expressionism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Expressionism period artists are organized by popularity, so the best artists are at the top of the list. If you think the best Expressionism artist isn't as high as they should be then be sure to give them an upvote, as your votes can change the rankings!

What is Expressionism in art? Expressionistic art is a modernist art movement and its most iconic trait is presenting the world solely from a subjective perspective, distorting it for emotional effect with the aim to evoke moods or ideas. Famous expressionists are known for their artwork, paintings, portrait work, and even sculptures, creating some of the most memorable works of art in any movement.

The list below is made up of a variety of different expressionism painters and artists, including August Strindberg and Francis Bacon. But who are the most famous Expressionism artists? Who are the best Expressionism artists? Almost every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You're able to copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter, or any other social networks where your artsy friends will marvel at your handiwork and opinions on this great art movement.

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    The Starry Night, The Potato Eaters, Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers

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    The Scream, Madonna, Vampire

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    Jacques Rosas

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    Painting (1946), Figure with Meat, Three Studies for Figures at the Base ...

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    Portrait of Edith Schiele In A Striped Dress, Self Portrait with Black ...

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    Composition VII, Composition VIII, The Blue Rider

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    Angelus Novus, Revolution des Viadukts, Der Goldfisch

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    The Bewitched Mill, The Lamb, The Tower of Blue Horses

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    Young Prince and Dancers, Flower Garden, Christ and the Children

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    At the Forest Edge, View from the Window, A Group of Artists

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    I and the Village, White Crucifixion, The Circus Rider

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    Käthe Kollwitz Parents with Child, March of the Weavers, Prisoners Listening to Music

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    Two Japanese Wrestlers by a Sink, Woman with a Daffodil, Girl with a White ...

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    Self-Portrait, Doctor Emma Veronika Sanders, Hans Tietze and Erica ...

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    Landscape with Cows, Sailing Boat and Figures, Vegetable Fields

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    Isaac Grünewald

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    Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry Springtime in Mostar, Balbeck, Ruins of Greek Theatre at Taormina

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    Nues, Ojima building, Virginie

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    Helene Schjerfbeck Helene Schjerfbeck's Self-portrait with Black Background, At Home, Girl ...

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    Hof Im Schnee I, Gasse im Murnau, Stilleben mit Heinzelmännchen

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    Donray

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    Piece of Beef, Dead Fowl, The Old Mill

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    Longeuil, Normandie, Spook I

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    Max Pechstein Nelly, Tanzende und Badende am Waldach (Dancing and Bathing at Waldach) ...

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    Wilhelm Lehmbruck Little Pensive One, Standing Youth, Bust of Kneeling Girl

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    Mário Eloy

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    The Couple, Tall Figure, III

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    Oskar Herman

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    Richard Deutsch

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    Ernst Barlach Monks Reading, Der Bettler (The Beggar)

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    Simultaneous Contrasts: Sun and Moon, The Three Windows, the Tower and the ...

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    Albert Servaes

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    Lavender Ladder to the Sun, Seven Green Leagues

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    Wounded Head, Man at Table, Floating Figures

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    Camilo Mori

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    Fetita Padurarului, Queuing for Bread, Spate

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    Temple in the Mountains, Splashed Ink on Gold, Spring Clouds

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    Skeletons Fighting for the Body of a Hanged Man, Tribulations of Saint ...

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    Božidar Jakac

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    Bewegungsstudie II, Bewegung II, Baumstudie (study)

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    Willem Hofhuizen

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    Gojmir Anton Kos

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