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Unlike impersonal Minimalism, Expressionism is focused on artist’s feelings about the object depicted on an artwork. Artists tend to sacrifice the accuracy of depicting an object in order to make a maximum impact on viewer and make him or her concentrate on the feelings about an artwork. Main characteristics of Expressionist paintings is deliberate simplicity, bold colours and rough bold outlines.

The message of a picture is of a top importance for Expressionists, and on some examples of artworks can be found Symbolism elements. Artists tend to use impasto technique in applying paints, and brushstrokes often look freely applied.

History and development of Expressionism

Most often at the stage of forming of an art movement or new art style groups of artists work together within one school united with the same idea or point of view and working in the same technique. Expressionism is a general art style that has always existed (beginning from cave art) and will always exist. We only can talk about periods when this art form became more popular than others.

Art historians and critics tend to describe Expressionism as an art movement that raise in the end of 19th century in Germany and Paris as a reaction on Impressionism which was thought to be too passive — because of this it is sometimes mixed with post-Impressionism. While Impressionists described nature with a special attention to light and the way it changes, the way we accept an object, for Expressionists their feelings were the most important.

Expressionist artists

We can consider as the pioneers of Expressionism JMW Turner, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin and Edvard Munch. Artists who worked in this style can be divided into several groups:

While using or visiting ART.biz — an online Gallery collection — you can find works of modern Expressionists from all over the world. Our goal is to create a place where artists can sell their paintings and buyers and collectors can find examples of fine art works of different styles created with a help of various media.

Expressionism  artwork Sleeping moon by Zuhair Hassib
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Sleeping moon
by
Owner Zuhair Hassib
$4 000
Expressionism  artwork Large Face number three by Geoffrey Greene
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Large Face number three
by
Owner Geoff Greene
$2 500
Expressionism  artwork Naughty girls dancing barefoot by Renata Domagalska
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Expressionism  artwork La caranca - Patagonia Found Art. by Ewa Okolowicz
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Expressionism  artwork Gaia by Renata Domagalska
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Gaia
by
Owner Renata Domagalska
Expressionism  artwork Childhood by Ewa Okolowicz
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Childhood
by
Owner Ewa Okolowicz
$150
Expressionism  artwork Glacier by Sharad Tawade
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Glacier
by
Owner Sharad Tawade
$950
Expressionism  artwork Black Brain by Inna Khasileva
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Black Brain
by
Owner Mikhail Lisman
$1 800
Expressionism  artwork My Picture by Evgenia Sare
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My Picture
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Owner Evgenia Sare
$950
Expressionism  artwork BR-BA by Philippe Mendel
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BR-BA
by
Owner Philippe Mendel
$550
Expressionism  artwork face region 2 by Ezzaldin Shahrori
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face region 2
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Owner Ezzaldin Shahrori
$500
Expressionism  artwork Explosive concert by Renata Domagalska
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Explosive concert
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Owner Renata Domagalska
$3 500
Expressionism  artwork Landscape by subhashis ghosh
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Landscape
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Owner subhashis ghosh
$400