Franz Marc (1880-1916) was a German artist who had a pivotal role in the rise of the German Expressionism movement.
Franz Marc Summary:
- Marc was also a printmaker and created over 60 lithographs and woodcuts.
- He co-founded the magazine The Blue Rider which focused on current events and the budding era of German Expressionism.
- Marc had several tumultuous romantic relationships in his life and was married twice.
- His frequent travels to Paris resulted in him being influenced by the many styles and techniques employed by Parisian artists at the time.
- He founded the Futurist movement with Robert Delaunay in 1912.
Franz Marc Famous Paintings:
- The Yellow Cow (1910)
- Tiger (1912)
- Fate of the Animals (1913)
- The Tower of Blue Horses (1913)
- Broken Forms (1914)
- Deer in the Forest (1914)