The German-born Expressionist artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner 1880-1938 first came to Davos in 1917 on a rest cure. His body and mind devastated by the war, mountain life promised recovery and proved extremely fruitful artistically. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: mountain life: the early years in Davos 1917-1926 - Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Bernhard Bürgi, Öffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel - Google Books. The German-born Expressionist. Ernst Luwig Kirchner: Mountain Life The Early Years in Davos 1917-1926. Published by Hatje Cantz. Essays by Gottfried Boehm, Lucius Grisebach, Bernhard Mendes Bürgi, Birgit Gudat, Wolfgang Henze, and Michael F. Zimmermann. The German-born Expressionist artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner 1880-1938 first came to Davos in 1917 on a rest cure. Catalogue of an exhibition devoted to Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's artistic production during the first ten years he spent in the alpine town of Davos. The exhibition featured prints, sculptures, paintings, photographs, and tapestries, including landscapes, self-portraits, interiors, and depictions of mountain life and the artist's peasant neighbors. Contains a biography of the artist, by Birgit Gudat, and an.
Buy Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - Mountain Life: The Early Years in Davos 1917-1926 01 by Boehm, Gottfried, Burgi, Bernhard Mendes, et al, Kunstmuseum Basel ISBN: 9783775713320 from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - Mountain Life: The Early Years in Davos 1917-1926: Amazon.es: Gottfried Boehm, Bernhard Mendes Burgi, et al, Kunstmuseum Basel: Libros en idiomas extranjeros. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner 6 May 1880 – 15 June 1938 was a German expressionist painter and printmaker and one of the founders of the artists group Die Brücke or "The Bridge", a key group leading to the foundation of Expressionism in 20th-century art. He volunteered for army service in the First World War, but soon suffered a breakdown and was discharged. Nov 10, 2018 · Mountain Landscape from Clavadel 1925–26, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner German, 1880–1938, 135 x 200.3 cm 53 1/8 x 78 7/8 in., Oil on canvas, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass., Switzerland: Kirchner's Later Years William Cook in The Spectator comments, "Here in rural Graubünden, he couldn’t help but lead a healthier life. This dramatic change of.
Kirchner voluntarily joined the military in 1915, though he was released shortly after due to a nervous breakdown. He recovered in several Swiss hospitals between 1916 and 1917. Scarred by his military experience, in 1918 he moved to a farmhouse in the Alps, near Davos, where his new residence inspired a series of mountain landscapes. The German-born Expressionist artist and painter Ernst Ludwig Kirchner 1880-1938 first came to Davos in 1917 on a rest cure. Physically and mentally devastated by the war, mountain life spelled recovery but also provided a drastic challenge that proved extremely fruitful for his art.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner German, 1880–1938, born in Aschaffenburg, Germany, was an Expressionist painter, printmaker, and sculptor. Despite studying architecture at the Königliche Technische Hochschule of Dresden, Kirchner dedicated his life to art. He was even one of the founders of The Bridge Die Brücke, an artist group that played a major role in the development of the Expressionist. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Mountain Life, The Early Years in Davos 1917-1926 exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum, Basel, 2003, illustrated p. 64. Ashley Bassie, Expressionism, London, 2005, illustrated in color p. 153 Ernst Ludwig Kirchner in Berlin exhibition catalogue, Brücke Museum, Berlin, 2008, no. 241, illustrated in color n.p. Hatje Cantz, 2003. The Early Years in Davos 1917 - 1926.
In 1917 Kirchner settled in Frauenkirch near Davos. The city scenes were now replaced by mountain landscapes and scenes of rural life. Around 1920 his painting style calmed down, his paintings had a carpet-like two dimensionality. Beside Ernst Ludwig Kirchner also produced an extensive graphic work - wood cuts, lithographs and ink drawings. Summary of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was a driving force in the Die Brücke group that flourished in Dresden and Berlin before World War I, and he has come to be seen as one of the most talented and influential of Germany's Expressionists.Motivated by the same anxieties that gripped the movement as a whole - fears about humanity's place in the modern world, its lost feelings. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, born in Aschaffenburg, Germany, in 1880, is famous for representing early 20th-century urban life. In particular, his Berlin street scenes have acquired the status of icons of the bold impulses and seductions of the metropolis, which he depicted with dynamically vibrant brushstrokes. "I long so much to produce works from pure imagination," he wrote during his first months in Davos, "but the impression created by reality is so rich here that depicting it consumes all of one's energies" quoted in Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Mountain Life, The Early Years in Davos, 1917-1926 exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum, Basel, 2003, p. 15. Today, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner 1880–1938 is deemed to be one of the most important German artists. As a pioneer of German Expressionism and co-founder of the Brücke[Bridge] group of artists, he found new means to give expression to the societal changes taking place during the early 20th century.
Oct 15, 2019 · After years of treatment, Kirchner settled full-time in Davos, Switzerland, in 1918. He largely avoided metropolitan Davos, instead communing with the farmers who surrounded his home in the valley. Although the atmosphere was far less frenzied than that of Dresden or Berlin, Kirchner hosted dance parties and gatherings at his home he was the only owner of a gramophone in the area. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: mountain life: the early years in Davos 1917-1926 by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Book Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1880-1938: on. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Mountain Life: The Early Years in Davos 1917-1926 01-Jan-2003. Jan 24, 2016 · Kirchner's daring depictions of prostitutes and the street life of Berlin and Dresden in the early 1900s illustrated a frenetic, modern world. "Summer in Davos" by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.
Ernst Luwig Kirchner: Mountain Life: The Early Years in Davos 1917-1926 Dec 1, 2003. Ernst Luwig Kirchner: Mountain Life The Early Years in Davos 1917-1926. Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2003. Hardcover. Quarto. 178pp. 180 pages, 152 illustrations, 132 in color. A very nice copy in dust jacket. Jacket in a brodart protective wrapper. near fine/near.
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