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Expressionism (Art) -- Germany

View Resource German Expressionism Collection at The University of Maryland

Set against the backdrop of the Weimar Republic, German Expressionism developed in reaction to the bourgeois pretensions of the European middle classes between the two World Wars. Though the movement is difficult to define – and though the artists themselves rarely saw themselves as part of a definable movement – German Expressionism was associated with politics, literature, economics, music, and...

View Resource MoMA: German Expressionism

More than three million people visit the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in an average year at its location on West 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan. For those who can't make the trip, however, the esteemed museum's website is an excellent resource and its exhibit of German Expressionism is one of its most comprehensive online offerings. Here readers may view nearly 4,000 German Expressionist works...

View Resource MOMA: German Expressionism

The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) offers this digitized collection of almost 4,000 works of art that were part of the German Expressionist movement. This collection features prints, illustrated books (which can be viewed in full), periodicals, and more by artists including Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Max Beckmann, Russian artist Vasily (Wassily) Kandinsky, and Paul Klee. Each work of art is accompanied...