By Carol Belanger Grafton

ISBN-10: 0486149897

ISBN-13: 9780486149899

Publish 12 months note: initially released in 1997
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Handsome selection of 358 vignettes depicting Victorian-era young children singly and in pairs, built in knee pants, high-top boots and ruffled clothes; sporting plants and baskets of fruit, enjoying croquet and different video games, cuddling animals, and lots more and plenty extra. fantastic sourcebook for hobbyists; enticing royalty-free pictures for artists and architects.

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Doch mehr noch als die Technik waren es die Sujets in Munchs Werk, die konservative Empfindlichkeiten verletzten. Zwei nackte Frauen 1909 Kreide, 88,5 x 68,5 cm Brücke-Museum, Berlin 48 49 Der Schriftsteller Stanislaw Przybyszewski, Freund und Biograf Munchs, brachte den am meisten beunruhigenden Aspekt des Kusses zum Ausdruck, als er über die Figuren schrieb: Wir sehen zwei menschliche Figuren, jedes der beiden Gesichter verschmilzt im anderen. Nicht ein einziger erkennbarer Gesichtszug bleibt: alles, was wir sehen, ist der Punkt, an dem sie ineinander verschmelzen, ein Punkt, der aussieht wie ein riesiges Ohr, betäubt von der Ekstase des Blutes.

Die ostentative Männlichkeit – schlammige Stiefel und rote Wangen - und ihre Liebe zur deutschen Kultur wird absichtlich mit der verweichlichten, rokokohaften Anmutung der französischen Zivilisation ihrer Umgebung in Kontrast gesetzt. Von Werner war Direktor der Berliner Akademie und die mächtigste Figur in der Welt der institutionellen deutschen Kunst seiner Zeit. , Verliebtes Paar 1909 Tusche und Pinsel, 44 x 32 cm Brücke-Museum, Berlin 44 45 der für seine so dezidierten wie konservativen und stets unverhohlen geäußerten Meinungen zum Thema Kunst bekannt war.

Doch seine fruchtbarste Phase von 1910 bis 1920 hinterließ ein Erbe, das seitdem immer wieder für Nachhall gesorgt hat. Es war eine Zeit, die von intellektuellen Abenteuern, leidenschaftlichem Idealismus und einer tiefen Sehnsucht nach geistiger Erneuerung geprägt war. Landschaft im Frühling 1909 Öl auf Leinwand, 70,3 x 90,3 cm Pfalzgalerie, Kaiserslautern 32 33 In dem Maße, in dem einige Künstler die politische Gefahr der für den Expressionismus charakteristischen Innerlichkeit erkannten, machten sie sich verstärkt daran, sein Potenzial für ihr politisches Engagement und eine tief greifende gesellschaftliche Erneuerung auszuschöpfen.

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