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From the illustrated book Deutsche Graphiker der Gegenwart (German Printmakers of Our Time), 1918 (published 1920). Both Campendonk and his friend Franz Marc portrayed humans and animals in harmony with each other and nature, in an evocative,…
Visions Plate 11: The Masses (Animals Misled by a Fox)
Plate 11 from ‘Visions’, 1916-17.
Horse and Donkey
Marc believed civilisation to be corrupting and turned to the depiction of animals whose ‘innocent attitude towards life evokes all that is good in me’. They became the symbol of his belief in an earthly paradise. The colours and forms are calm…
Published in 1919 in Genius, a deluxe art review founded in the aftermath of the First World War, which had seen Europe devastated both physically and psychologically. Although the cooler observational style of New Objectivity art would emerge in…
The Dreaming Boys *
Original Title Die Träumenden Knaben Year of Production 1908 Artist Oskar Kokoschka Medium Book Materials String, board, linen, paper, ink Dimensions height: 24.3 cm; width: 29.7 cm; depth 0.5 cm Credit Line Purchased from Mrs Margaret…
Max Slevogt was born in 1868 in Landshut, Germany, and died in 1932 in Neukastel. After studying art at the Munich Academy and in Paris at the Académie Julian, he moved to Berlin and became involved with the Berlin Secession, meeting Corinth and…
Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider)
The group was a loose association of highly individualistic artists, of varying international backgrounds. Faced with a rapidly changing industrialised Germany, they yearned for a more spiritual alternative. The name and the symbol of the group was…
Franz Marc (1880-1916) was a German painter and printmaker born in Munich, where he also studied. During visits to Paris in 1903 and 1907 he discovered French Impressionism and from 1907 onwards he began animal studies, including anatomy and…
St Jerome in His Study
From an original engraving in the British Museum, (the Malcolm Collection), (1514). Along with Knight, Death and the Devil, historians generally agree this engraving to be one of Dürer’s finest technical accomplishments. The pleasant comfortable…
Visions - Title Page
Slevogt was commissioned as a war artist, but, instead of producing a folio of morale raising propaganda, he produced a universal condemnation of war after returning from the front, which was condemned and censored by the authorities. He produced a…