New Perspectives on Brücke Expressionism: Bridging History

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Christian Weikop
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Jan 1, 2011 - Art - 317 pages
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New Perspectives on Brücke Expressionism: Bridging History brings together highly-renowned international art historians in a scholarly work that offers the first full-length reassessment in English of the importance of the Brücke group to German modernism specifically and to international modernism more generally. It challenges, interrogates and updates existing orthodoxies in the field of Brücke studies by deploying new research combined with innovative interpretative approaches.
 

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Contents

Briicke German Expressionism and 2 2 Max Pechstein Seine Bridge
1
Briicke German Expressionism and the issue of modernism
11
A German Intuition canvas 1909 Folkwang Museum Essen
23
Briicke French art and German national identity
31
York 1980 showing Emil Noldes Dance 2 Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Poster
45
Group Briicke with two woodcuts by Mitgliederverzeichnis woodcut
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Wood primitive material for the creation of German sculpture
71
Collectivity and selfhood
89
of a doubleheaded figure from artworks and furniture by Karl Schmidt
117
visual tensions autodidactism
125
a creative dialogue
143
outsider or trailblazer?
163
Defamation and rehabilitation
193
Brücke after 1945
211
The British reception of Briicke and German Expressionism
237
Bibliography
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Artists Group Brücke with two 45 18 33 cm glass negative 1915
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her Hands under her Chin Stehende
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About the author (2011)

Christian Weikop is an expert on nineteenth- and twentieth-century German art and culture, and has lectured at various institutions in the UK and Germany.

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