Tag: Expressionism

Vincent Van Gogh, Church at Auvers

Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), L’église d’Auvers, 1890, oil on canvas, 74 x 94 cm, Musée d’Orsay Church at Auvers After his release from the Saint-Paul Asylum near Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Vincent Van Gogh settled in Auvers-sur-Oise, a village in the outskirts of Paris. His younger brother Théo, concerned with his health, incited him to see the Doctor…

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) – 1909C. The Couple ( Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Graphite, ink, crayon, and wash on brown paper; 44 x 31 cm. Egon Schiele was Austrian Expressionist painter, draftsman, and printmaker noted for the eroticism of his figurative works. As a student at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts (1907–09), Schiele was strongly influenced by the Jugendstil movement, the German Art Nouveau. He met Gustav…