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German Expressionism: Der Blaue Reiter and its Legacies

Dorothy Price


This book presents new research on the histories and legacies of the German Expressionist group, Der Blaue Reiter, the founding force behind modernist abstraction. For the first time Der Blaue Reiter is subjected to a variety of novel inter-disciplinary perspectives, ranging from a philosophical enquiry into its language and visual perception, to analyses of its gender dynamics, its reception at different historical junctures throughout the twentieth century, and its legacies for post-colonial aesthetic practices. The volume offers a new perspective on familiar aspects of Expressionism and abs ... More

Keywords: Expressionism, Germany, modern art, art, abstraction, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Gabriele Münter, Franz Marc, August Macke

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781526121622
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.7765/9781526121639


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dorothy Price, editor
University of Bristol