List of illustrations

  • The Dispirited
  • Medicine
  • Portrait of Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Illustration for "The 1001 Nights
  • Poster for the First Neue Secession Exhibition
  • Sketch for Composition VII, no.1
  • Animal Destinies
  • Drawing for Murderer, Hope of Women
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
  • In Memory of Richard Wagner
  • Madonna (Loving Woman)
  • Evening on Karl Johan Street
  • Street, Dresden
  • Girl with Doll
  • Bathers Throwing Reeds
  • Stampeding Horses
  • Yellow Cow
  • Poster for Murderer, Hope of Women
  • The Red Stare
  • The Kiss
  • Cardinal and Nun
  • Wildly Dancing Children
  • Dance around the Golden Calf
  • Christ among the Children
  • Mary of Egypt (first panel of triptych)
  • Mary of Egypt (second panel of triptych)
  • Mary of Egypt (third panel of triptych)
  • Crucifixion, from "Life of Christ"
  • The Prophet
  • Apocalyptic Landscape
  • Paradise
  • The Unhappy Tyrol
  • Self-Seers II (Death and the Man)
  • The Tempest
  • Bach Cantata, from "O Ewigkeit, Du Donnerwort"
  • Two Men at the Table
  • Glassy Day
  • Circular Forms
  • Bathing Girls
  • Eternal Longing
  • Roquairol
  • Love
  • The Embrace
  • Dedicated to Oskar Panizza
  • Christ on the Road to Emmaus
  • The Night
  • Hofer Altarpiece, Descent from the Cross
  • Illustrations to the Drama, Ebbi
  • Cathedral Star
  • The Cathedral
  • Cathedral of Socialism
  • The Red Christ
  • Pregnant Woman
  • Give Us This Day our Daily Bread
  • Rising Moon: Haycocks
  • Sunset
  • Blue Nude
  • Girl under a Japanese Umbrella
  • House Beam, Palau Islands
  • Exotic Scene
  • Two Female Nudes
  • A Lady and Servants
  • Poster for the "MUIM-Institute
  • Riegsee Village Church
  • Mary with the Son of God
  • Children's drawing
  • Girl with Doll
  • Music of Wagner
  • Mountain
  • Tahitian Women Bathing
  • Blue Horse II
  • St. George
  • St. George
  • Cover of Almanach der Blaue Reiter
  • Portrait of Madame Auguste Roulin and Baby Marcelle
  • Ludwig von Janikowsky
  • Family (Mother with Children)
  • Dead Mother I
  • Head of a Woman (Fernande)
  • Saint Sebastian
  • Bend in the Epte River, near Giverny
  • Birch Forest
  • Evening in the Dunes
  • Luncheon on the Grass (Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe)
  • Intrigue
  • Shrunken Trophy Head
  • Hippopotamus Mask
  • Masks
  • Headdress Ekoi
  • The Four Evangelists, detail
  • The Four Evangelists, detail
  • The Four Evangelists, detail
  • The Four Evangelists, detail
  • Cubist House
  • Corner House (Villa Kochmann, Dresden)
  • Bather I
  • Kneeling Woman
  • Crucifixion (The Isenheim Altar)
  • Crucifixion
  • Snowball Fight
  • Children as Actors
  • Windows on the City
  • Deer in the Forest II
  • Self-Portrait with Monocle
  • Self-Portrait as Mars
  • Forces of a Street
  • The Big City
  • Morning, small version
  • Ostend Madonna
  • The Great Enclosure near Dresden
  • Marsh Landscape (Evening)
  • Wooden Head in Two Views
  • Three Kings
  • Bronze Plaque
  • The Tiger
  • The Fall of Man (Adam and Eve)
  • Adam and Eve
  • Stalactite Vaulting, Alhambra
  • Grosses Schauspielhaus
  • The Time is Ripe
  • Still from "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Female Fetish Figure
  • Moon
  • God of Fisherman
  • Portrait of the Artist
  • Longevity figure
  • Still Life (Rider and China Figures)
  • Portrait of the Artist's Parents
  • Portrait of the Artist's Parents
  • Am the Child of Poor People
  • March of the Weavers
  • Kneeling Mother and Child
  • The Manhole I (Infanticide)
  • At the Wine Table
  • Program of the Künstlergruppe Brücke (manifesto text)
  • Village Dance
  • Poster for Brücke exhibition at Emil Richter's
  • Monument to Balzac
  • Anxiety
  • Abandoned City
  • Row of Houses
  • Street at Night in Berlin
  • Revolution
  • Street, Berlin
  • Red Tower in Halle
  • City Crown
  • Self-Portrait
  • Self-Portrait
  • Self-Portrait Nude Facing Front
  • Self-Portrait Masturbating
  • Self-Portrait as Saint Sebastian
  • Fan for Alma Mahler
  • Knight Errant
  • I and the City
  • Self-Portrait as Soldier
  • Schlemihl's Encounter with the Shadow
  • Golddigger
  • Ernst Deutsch as "The Son
  • Self-Portrait with Red Scarf
  • Self-Portrait with Skeleton
  • Self-Portrait with Death
  • Painter with Doll
  • Torch of War
  • Artillerymen
  • Fallen Man
  • Give Us Peace
  • Jack the Ripper
  • Hugo Ball in Costume Reading Sounds Poems
  • Republican Automatons
  • Becoming, from the series "Birth of the New Man
  • People above the World
  • The Volunteers
  • The New Bird Phoenix
  • Don't Strangle the Young Freedom
  • Venus
  • Standing Nude with Hat
  • Venus of the Capitalistic Age
  • Self-Portrait as Clown
  • Departure (Triptych)
  • Toads of Capitalism
  • Poster for Reichstag elections of 1932
  • Poster for The Eternal Jew
  • 1937 Exhibition of degenerate art
  • Self-Portrait as a "Degenerate Artist
  • Engaged Couple (Les fiancés)
  • Birth (Naissance)
  • Murdered Woman
  • Crucifixion
  • Hill at Céret
  • Study for stage design for Cervantes, Numance
  • Prometheus, central panel
  • Catharsis, detail
  • Self-Portrait
  • Clowns and Kings
  • Gangster Funeral
  • Birth
  • Girl with Cock
  • Bird
  • Tlingit fringed blanket
  • Eyes of Oedipus
  • No. 26
  • Light in August
  • Woman in Red
  • Woman I
  • Blast I
  • Painting
  • Suicide's Counselor
  • Family
  • To the Unknown Painter
  • Dionysus' Kitchen
  • Head (For Albert)
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~To understand the problem with which this book began, the reader must first be familiar with an unlikely set of circumstances. He or she must conceive not a close-knit art school but a vaguely defined art “movement” whose participants began their activity independently, in five or six German-speaking cities, regions, or even countries, only to be...
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​Friedrich Nietzsche once wrote that “It is not the victory of science that distinguishes our nineteenth century, but the victory of scientific method over science.” Scientific method is objective, impersonal, rational, and is to be distinguished from a true search for knowledge which is instinctual...
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In the bitter turn-of-the-century struggle between science and religion, contradictory positions became firmly entrenched. Spiritual values were both drastically weakened and rigidly reinforced, while bodily functions were both privately investigated and publicly tabooed...
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​In earlier chapters Expressionism was described as post-Nietzschean and post-Victorian; it now must be defined as Post-Impressionist as well. Expressionism comes not only after and out of Impressionism, but is also to some extent its countermovement...
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​A the climax of Georg Kaiser’s 1916 play From Morn till Midnight the protagonist, a bank teller, announces the vanity of all materialism: “One can buy nothing of value, even with money from all the banks of the world. One always buys less than one pays...
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The word “Expressionism” has meant rather different things at different times to different people. The first critics defined Expressionism in terms of French art; art historians until recently focused on the German prewar movement; literary historians saw a direction centered in the German war generation...
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