Tag Archives: German Expressionism

Helmut Middendorf, Big City Natives, 1979

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Helmut Middendorf, (b Germany 1973), Electric Night

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Felix Nussbaum, murdered Jewish artist by Nazis. The Secret, 1939

The Secret: whispers of concentration camps? or just of Jews being shot in pits?

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Felix Nussbaum, murdered Jewish artist by Nazis. Masquerade, 1939

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Felix Nussbaum, Self-Portrait with Identity Card, 1943

This painting always haunted me, before I discovered that in fact, Felix Nussbaum was gassed at Auschwitz. (His whole family was murdered). This painting was created while Nussbaum was in hiding from the Nazis. So many labeled degenerate artists were … Continue reading

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Emil Nolde, (German Expressionist), Mask Still Life

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Emil Nolde (German Expressionist), Blue Green Sea with Steamer

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Emil Nolde, (German Expressionist). Sunrise at Sea (feel a Munch influence)

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Josip Tirik, Croatian artist, Untitled, 2009

Visit his website. This might be one of his most powerful works, and although completely original, it seems to have hints of so many things beyond the Balkans war– first, la Pieta (see body of Christ like figure in foreground with … Continue reading

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Conrad Felixmüller, German Expressionist

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