Many groups of expressionist artists formed over the years. Some were more organised and formal, some were just related through association. Here we list some of the groups that were key to the movement.
A number of distinguished artists were drawn to Expressionist ideals, whilst remaining independent of the movement.Find out more
The Blue Rider was co-founded by the Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) and Franz Marc (1880-1916).Find out more
Gustav Hartlaub first used the term ‘New Objectivity’ for his exhibition New Objectivity – German Art after Expressionism, which took place in Mannheim in 1925, bringing together artists committed to ‘tangible reality’.Find out more
Die Brücke was founded on 7th June 1905 by four architecture students.Find out more