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Famous German Expressionism Artists

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List of famous German Expressionism artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the German Expressionism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable German Expressionism period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You're able to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use regularly. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Albert Bloch are only the beginning of the artists on this list. {#nodes}
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  • Franz Marc is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous German Expressionism Artists
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    Franz Moritz Wilhelm Marc (February 8, 1880 – March 4, 1916) was a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of German Expressionism. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), a journal whose name later became synonymous with the circle of artists collaborating in it.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artworks: The Bewitched Mill, The Lamb, The Tower of Blue Horses, Yellow Cow, The Little Blue Horse
    • Birthplace: Munich, Germany
    • Associated periods or movements: German Expressionism, Der Blaue Reiter, Expressionism
    • Nationality: Germany
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Herman Sachs (Hermann Sachs, originally Segall) (1883–1940) was an artist and art educator, active in Germany and the United States during the first half of the 20th century.... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: Bacău, Nord-Est, Romania
    • Associated periods or movements: German Expressionism, Art Deco
    • Nationality: Germany, Romania
  • Alexej von Jawlensky is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous German Expressionism Artists
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    Alexej Georgewitsch von Jawlensky (Russian: Алексе́й Гео́ргиевич Явле́нский Alekséy Geórgiyevich Yavlénskiy) (13 March 1864 – 15 March 1941) was a Russian expressionist painter active in Germany. He was a key member of the New Munich Artist's Association (Neue Künstlervereinigung München), Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider) group and later the Die Blaue Vier (The Blue Four).... more on Wikipedia
    • Artworks: Head, Woman's Head, Head, Mystical Head: Andrej, Head: Red Light
    • Birthplace: Torzhok, Russia
    • Associated periods or movements: German Expressionism, Der Blaue Reiter
    • Nationality: Russia, Germany
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • August Macke is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous German Expressionism Artists
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    August Macke (3 January 1887 – 26 September 1914) was a German Expressionist painter. He was one of the leading members of the German Expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider). He lived during a particularly innovative time for German art: he saw the development of the main German Expressionist movements as well as the arrival of the successive avant-garde movements which were forming in the rest of Europe. Like a true artist of his time, Macke knew how to integrate into his painting the elements of the avant-garde which most interested him. ... more on Wikipedia
    • Artworks: Landscape with Cows, Sailing Boat and Figures, Vegetable Fields, Landscape with Cows and Camel, Portrait of Franz Marc
    • Birthplace: Meschede, Germany
    • Associated periods or movements: German Expressionism, Der Blaue Reiter, Expressionism
    • Nationality: Germany
    • Art Forms: Painting
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