Kirchner and the Berlin Street
By (author) Deborah Wye
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Kirchner and the Berlin Street by Deborah Wye
Book DescriptionErnst Ludwig Kirchner's remarkable series of paintings known as the "Berlin Street Scenes" is a highpoint of the artist's work and a milestone of German Expressionism, widely seen as a metaphor for modernity itself through their depiction of life in a major metropolis. Kirchner moved from Dresden to Berlin in 1911, and it was in this teeming city, immersed in its vitality, decadence and underlying sense of danger posed by the imminent World War I, that he created the Street Scenes in a sustained burst of creative energy and ambition between 1913 and 1915.As the most extensive consideration of these paintings in English, this richly illustrated volume examines the creative process undertaken by the artist as he explores his theme through various mediums, and presents the major body of related charcoal drawings, pen-and-ink studies, pastels, etchings, woodcuts and lithographs he created in addition to the paintings. The volume also investigates the significance of the streetwalker as a primary motif, and provides insight on the series in the context of Kirchner's wider oeuvre.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780870707414
(273mm x 228mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Museum of Modern Art
Publisher: Museum of Modern Art
Publish Date: 4-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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