Noun(1) an art movement early in the 20th century; the artist's subjective expression of inner experiences was emphasized; an inner feeling was expressed through a distorted rendition of reality
(1) This is a magical piece of theatre, with a streak of engaging, sly humour and playfulness that takes you into a theatrical world where naturalism and expressionism , realism and surrealism sit side by side.(2) Sometimes the music of this period is associated with expressionism in art, but, as with impressionism, the use of the word in this context can be somewhat vague.(3) He developed an idiosyncratic, instantly recognizable style that combined figurative expressionism with influences from Klimt, Schiele and Austrian Art Nouveau.(4) We readily take the cinema as an expressionist medium because expressionism (broadly understood) takes the inside of people and projects it outward into the external world.(5) While Stout eschewed the splashy gestures of expressionism , there is a deep, almost lyrical sensuality not only in his shapes, but in the sumptuous metallic texture of the graphite.(6) Earlier expressionists turned to tribal art to find the inspiration to distort the body in ways that could convey modern despair and agony.(7) The wall text surrounding these works is minimal, emphasizing her importance as an art teacher and her expressionistic style.(8) The National Museum in Hanoi is filled with works of this kind, as well as a number of cubistic and expressionistic works by Vietnamese artists who adapted aspects of European art movements.(9) It was at Manhufe that he produced some of his most innovative imagery, including a series of expressionistically intense watercolors.(10) Van Gogh expressed psychological turmoil through expressionist contrasts of violent colour.(11) While the artist previously exhibited expressionistic portraits of ordinary working people, the new works focus on the brutalist impersonality of over-bearing urban facades.(12) Of course, it would not be until after the artist's death in 1980 that narrative and expressionist painting would become an emancipatory route for artists.(13) He is an expressionist , and his layered, weighty surfaces, as turbulent as a choppy sea, can force themselves on some viewers with a heavy, off-putting hand.(14) Klee's friendship with Kandinsky prompted him to join Der Blaue Reiter, an expressionist group pivotal to the development of abstract art.(15) His early work was violently expressionistic and semi-figurative, but after the war he developed an abstract style featuring rhythmical forms in deep, rich colours, often enhanced by thick black outlines.(16) Figures are treated expressionistically as a vehicle to explore the artist's feeling.
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