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Exhibition September 22, 2017 − January 14, 2018

The Savages Of Germany. Expressionist group "the Bridge" and "Blue rider"

Exhibition "The Savages Of Germany. Expressionist group "the Bridge" and "Blue rider"" in the Art Museum KUMU is a unique opportunity to see outstanding works by key representatives of art groups of the early twentieth century such as Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Emil Nolde, Vasily Kandinsky, August Macke, Franz Marc, Alexei von Jawlensky, and others.

With very different and deeply personal artistic methods and techniques, the expressionists explored in his works the relationship between such broad themes as "man" and "the universe".

"Die Brücke" (Bridge eng.) German artistic group that existed from 1905 to 1913. The artists of group "the Bridge" I wanted to tell you about his inner world, full of contradictions, fears and hopes. Along with phenomena of the contemporary urban environment, an important theme in the work of artists of group "the Bridge" and became landscape ‒ like rendering of human emotions through natural images.

"Der Blaue Reiter" (Blue rider – Rus.) expressionist group, sushestvovala in 1911-1914 years, and United arrived in Germany Russian immigrants (Wassily Kandinsky, Alexei von Jawlensky, etc.) with German artists (Franz Marc, August Macke etc.). Artists, which consisted in this group were United by the desire to make art of eternity, as well as topics related to the human soul and the spiritual world.

Both art groups were in the early twentieth century in Europe in the limelight, and held in them, the artists became the outstanding representatives of one of the key artistic movements – expressionism.