Tag: Expressionism

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Art, History

Egon Schiele – 100 Years On

The 31st of October 2018 will mark the 100th anniversary of the death of the prolific Austrian expressionist Egon Schiele, a fascinating artist famous for the scandals that surrounded him both personally and professionally. To commemorate a century since his passing, we have collated a few highlights from his impressive […]

XAM69091 Self Portrait, 1911 by Schiele, Egon (1890-1918); Wien Museum Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria; Austrian,  out of copyright
Art, Culture, History

100 years without Egon Schiele

‘All beautiful and noble qualities have been united in me’, claimed Egon Schiele, the centenary of whose death in 1918 is fast approaching. Others have criticised Schiele’s work as grotesque, disturbing and pornographic. An early exponent of the expressionist movement, Schiele’s style is characterised by distorted nudes and autobiographical themes, […]

The Painter's Room, 1944 (oil on canvas) , Lucian Freud (1922-2011) / Private Collection / © The Lucian Freud Archive
Art

Top 10 Art Anniversaries: 2017

  Need inspiration?  Love art history?  Have a read through our top ten anniversaries of the art world.  2017 is filled with anniversaries of highly renowned artists from Andy Warhol to Lucian Freud.  Visit our archival calendar for many more anniversaries.   1. Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres 150 years since death. 14th January 1867 […]