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)