Expressionism was a cultural movement originating in Germany at the start of the 20th-century as a reaction to positivism and other artistic movements such as naturalism and impressionism. It sought to express the meaning of "being alive" and emotional experience rather than physical reality. It is the tendency of an artist to distort reality for an emotional effect; it is a subjective art form.

Expressionism is exhibited in many art forms, including: painting, literature, theatre, film, architecture and music. The term often implies emotional angst. In a general sense, painters such as Matthias Grünewald and El Greco can be called expressionist, though in practice, the term is applied mainly to 20th century works.

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The Waterfall - Franz Marc - www.expressionism-in-art.org
The Waterfall
Franz Marc
Female Nude With Hat - Amedeo Modigliani - www.expressionism-in-art.org
Female Nude With Hat
Amedeo Modigliani
Danae - Egon Schiele - www.expressionism-in-art.org
Danae
Egon Schiele
Peculiar Insects, 1888 - James Ensor - www.expressionism-in-art.org
Peculiar Insects, 1888
James Ensor
Tyrol - Franz Marc - www.expressionism-in-art.org
Tyrol
Franz Marc
Halarus, 1930 - Gyula Derkovits - www.expressionism-in-art.org
Halarus, 1930
Gyula Derkovits
A Village Wedding - John White - www.expressionism-in-art.org
A Village Wedding
John White
Gypsy Woman With Child - Amedeo Modigliani - www.expressionism-in-art.org
Gypsy Woman With Child
Amedeo Modigliani
Sunflower2 - Egon Schiele - www.expressionism-in-art.org
Sunflower2
Egon Schiele
Blue Black Fox - Franz Marc - www.expressionism-in-art.org
Blue Black Fox
Franz Marc
Donkey Frieze - Franz Marc - www.expressionism-in-art.org
Donkey Frieze
Franz Marc
Morning in the Woods - Harry Watson - www.expressionism-in-art.org
Morning in the Woods
Harry Watson

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