A Coggle Diagram about Historical Background
(the term was coined by the Czech art historian Antonin Matějček in 1910, as the opposite of impressionism: "An Expressionist wishes, above all, to express himself... (an Expressionist rejects) immediate perception and builds on more complex psychic structures
, in 1911, a like-minded group of young artists formed Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider) in Munich. The name came from Wassily Kandinsky's Der Blaue Reiter painting of 1903.
and during times of social upheaval and war, when the extreme violence, much directed at civilians was represented in propagandist popular prints, often unimpressive aesthetically, but with the capacity to arouse extreme emotions in the viewer.
(Five Orchestral Pieces
, Schoenberg's Second String Quartet
-each of the four movements gets progressively less tonal
and August Macke, Lady in a Green Jacket, 1913
-an expressionist painting
) and Composers vs Painters