Tag Archives: Deutsch Kunst

Jonas Burget, (Germany), Western Sisters, 2004

Something about this reminds me of painting posted before this–half tone, characters, ball…

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Franz Gertsch, Marina schminkt Luciano, 1975

Raw and powerful. Reminds me of Weimar, German Expressionism, and the films of Rainier Fassbinder.  

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Yongbo Zhao, Ruhendes Mädchen

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Disturbing puppet theater

Extremely talented performer in Austria, Neville Tranter. Puppets and themes are gruesome but wickedly sardonic. His style is guignol. In this video, he lampoons the nazis and in particular here, Goering. Watch here.

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Reinhard Schmid

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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, The Drinker (Self-Portait)

One of the most powerful Expressionist painters. Took his own life in 1938 as a result of depression and distraught reaction to the Nazi overtaking of Germany and Europe.

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Max Pechstein and Why Nazis hated Expressionism

German Expressionism was derided by the Nazis as “Degenerate Art.” Before some research, I did not fully understand. (See more below picture) Max Pechstein, Girl with Red Fan I thought it was simply that they preferred a neoclassical style. or that … Continue reading

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Emile Nolde, German Expressionist, reflecting in Goebbels

“There are those who say my art work was sponsored and bought by Jews. This is false too. Some scattered paintings have found their way into the hands of Jews through the art market. Generally however they antagonize me. They … Continue reading

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Franz Von Stuck, “Froheling”

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