• Emil Nolde. Born on this day in 1867

    2 monthes ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    August 07, 1867. Emil Nolde (born Emil Hansen; 7 August 1867 - 13 April 1956) was a German-Danish painter and printmaker. He was one of the first Expressionists, a member of Die Brücke, and was one of the first oil painting and watercolor painters of the early 20th century to explore color. In this image: Emil Nolde, Large Poppies , ), 1942. Oil on canvas, 73.5 x 89.5 cm © Nolde Stiftung Seebüll.
    Emil Nolde added a special, mystical dimension to German Expressionism, and his career illustrates a number of the moral dilemmas which faced German Modernists of the first generation, since his...
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