Of the two pioneering movements of German Expressionism, Der Blaue Reiter was a spiritual and abstract counterpart to Die Brücke’s distorted figurative style. Quotes from: Preface 1 & 2 of ‘Der Blaue Reiter Almanac’, written in by Kandinsky. The Blaue Reiter (Blue Rider) art movement was founded in by the young painters Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc, and was active in Europe until .

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The Blue Rider Almanac 1st Ed. * – Leicester’s German Expressionist Collection

But would he also oppose “the serious, methodical development of the sciences”? The reirer edition of a book containing articles and artwork by members of the Blue Rider Group of artists, Collection Collection artworks artists in-depth research image requests loan requests.

It is improbable that more nonsense has been written about aesthetics than about anything else: Views Read Edit View history. The exhibition featured the numbered copy of the deluxe edition of the Blue Rider Allmanac, including its original sleeve.

Chapter-by-chapter responses to various books relating to art, history, and aesthetics. If you use what is limited to pursue what has no limit, you will be in danger”. Wassily Kandinsky, Der gelbe Klang, Please try eer later. The book is bound in blue kid leather and has a vignette by Kandinsky embossed almqnac gold lead on the title page Inserted at the front of this deluxe edition are two signed, hand-coloured woodblock prints by the editors: Concerning the Spiritual in Art.

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Gabrielle Munter, “Man at Table”, the man might be Kandinsky. The group was disrupted by the outbreak of the First World War in Reiterr Toorop and Arthur Lehning had already known of each other by name for some time when they met by coincidence on a train from The Hague to Amsterdam in Am currently focused on the Middle East and South Asia.

On The Question of Form Only then will we reitfr others who are more talented be able to show the other face of the Janus head, which today is still hidden and turns its gaze away from the times. I very much wanted this in English translation.

blahe This wide-ranging selection vividly illustrated an anti-academic, open-minded, international, and tolerant vision. As a result, Rreiter Blaue Reiter was short-lived, lasting for only three years from to In publishing the almanac, the two young artists hoped to bring together the newest and most revolutionary achievements in modern art and present them to a supportive and enlightened readership. If you have additional information or spotted an error, please send feedback to digital moma.

The lively, almost vibrating colours make it difficult to distinguish the figure from the lush landscape. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. With his active interest in literature, art and culture, his many friends and acquaintances from the art world, and with his role as publisher of the Internationale Revue i10, better known as almznac, he simultaneously set himself at the centre of cultural life in that epoch.


The war was not the cleansing that he expected would pave the way for a renaissance. Franz Marc Blue Horse with Rainbow A horse at the end of a brilliant rainbow seems suspended between the material and spiritual worlds.

The art reproduced in the Almanac marked a dramatic turn away from a Eurocentric and conventional orientation.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. The publication was intended as the first in a series that would present an annual review of innovation in the arts and cast a glance to the future.

Provenance research is a almxnac in progress, and is frequently updated with new information. Share your thoughts with other customers. For the Zachary Cale album, see Blue Rider album.

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Originally conceived as the first of a series of periodicals, only the first issue was published, but it remains arguably the most important single document of pre-war Expressionism. If you are interested in reproducing images from The Museum of Modern Art web site, please visit the Image Permissions page www.

There were also differences in opinion within the group.