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

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    Jacques Rosas

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

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    Angelus Novus, Revolution des Viadukts, Der Goldfisch

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    Composition VII, Composition VIII, The Blue Rider

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

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    I and the Village, White Crucifixion, The Circus Rider

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

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    Landscape with Cows, Sailing Boat and Figures, Vegetable Fields

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

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

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

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    Piece of Beef, Dead Fowl, The Old Mill

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

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    Nues, Ojima building, Virginie

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

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    Donray

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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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    Mário Eloy

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    The Couple, Tall Figure, III

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    Božidar Jakac

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    Albert Servaes

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    Camilo Mori

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    Richard Deutsch

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

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

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    Iris, Tulips, Jonquils and Crocuses

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    Lavender Ladder to the Sun, Seven Green Leagues

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    Gen Paul

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    Marco Sassone

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    Willem Hofhuizen

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    Oskar Herman

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    Heinz Tetzner

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