July 16th, 2007
“Expressionism was in part a reaction against Impressionism‘s emphasis on atmospherics and surface appearances, and against academic painting’s rigid technique, stressing instead the emotional state of the artist and subject… creating an experience rich in drama that conveyed the inner reality of the subject matter” (pvii).
Ernst Barlach. To Joy, 1927 (p1).
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Three Paths, 1917 (p47).
Christian Rohlfs. Large Head, 1922 (p100).
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Prophetess, 1919 (p115).