Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938) was an artist of the 20th century German Expressionism movement.

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Summary:

  • He was a founding member of the artist group Die Brücke, or “The Bridge,” which was essential in the development of Expressionism in twentieth-century art.
  • He was influenced by German Gothic artists, especially Albrecht Dürer.
  • A range of art movements and styles from different parts of the world helped Kirchner develop his art.
  • He studied architecture but was in love with painting.
  • Kirchner also experimented with woodcuts and lithography.

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Famous Paintings:

  • Street, Berlin (1913)
  • Marzella (1909)
  • Self Portrait as a Soldier (1915)
  • Bathers (1927)
  • Street, Dresden (1908)
  • Berlin Street Scene (1913)

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