Thursday, January 31, 2013

Gabriele Münter, a German expressionist

Gabriele Münter (1877 Berlin - 1962 Murnau)

Sèvres, France (1906)

Fischerhaus (1908)

Study of a Hay Wagon (1908)

Vom Griesbraukeller (also known as Haus am Staffelsee) (1908)

View from her Brother´s House in Bonn (1908)

View of the Murnau Moor (1908)

Outskirts of Murnau, 1908

Haus am Staffelsee, 1908

Self-Portrait ca. 1908

Seelandschaft mit drei Kugelbäumen, c.1909

A House in the Winter Sun (1909)

Three Houses in Murnau, 1909

A Portrait of a Young Woman in a Large Hat, 1909

Bergwiese (1910)

Landscape with White Wall (1910)

Landschaft mit Kühen (c.1912)

In Schwabing, 1912

Mai-Abend in Stockholm, 1916

Staffelsee (1920)

Staffelsee Landscape (1931)

See am Ostertag (1935)

Bäumende Wolke über der Burg - Bäumende cloud over the castle (1939) 
oil on canvas 73.5 x 54.6 cm

Road in a Multicolored October, 1959

School House in Murnau

Lac dans la montagne


Stillleben Mit Roten Primeln

Gabriele Münter (1877–1962) was a German expressionist painter who was at the forefront of the Munich avant-garde in the early 20th century. Artists and writers associated with German Expressionism shared a rebellious attitude (influenced by the writings of Friedrich Nietzsche) toward the materialism and mores of German imperial and bourgeois society. German Expressionistic art was an exegetic (and at times agonizing) reaction against the ambiguities and formalism of pre-World War I society. Its radical art and avant-garde mentality sought to end the alienation of painting from society.

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