Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Ernst Ludwig KirchnerGerman painter and printmaker Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, who lived between 1880-1938, was one of the founders of the group of painters called Die Brücke (Bridge), which had a great influence on the emergence of expressionism.
Kirchner started the Königliche Technische Hochschule, a technical university in Dresden, in 1901. Having studied architecture at this institute, the artist had the opportunity to work at school on subjects not related to architecture, such as freelance painting, perspective drawing, and art history. He met Fritz Bleyl in his freshman year and became close friends. Having engaged in long discussions about art together, the two friends developed a common radical view. Later, in 1905, Bleyl and two other architecture students, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff and Erich Heckel, founded the painter group Die Brücke (The Bridge). Kirchner devoted himself entirely to art after this event. As a group, they avoided the common traditional academic style and sought to find new ways of artistic expression that would serve as a "bridge" between the future and the past. And his groups had a great influence on the development of modern art and the Expressionism movement in the twentieth century. The group first met in Kirchner's workshop, which used to be a butcher's shop. Fritz Bleyl would later describe that day as follows: “Reflecting the bohemian style with paintings, drawings, books and painter's materials scattered on the floor, this workshop was more like a painter's romantic hostel than a regular architecture student's home.”
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Painting Technique, StyleKirchner's workshop has turned into a place where nudity and daily relationships are experienced to the fullest. In the sessions where they drew as a group, they mostly used the people around them as models. For example, Fritz Bleyl described one of his models, the fifteen-year-old Isabella, who lived nearby, as "live, beautiful, full of joy of life, free from the deformations of the stupid corset fashion, and fully capable of fulfilling the demands of an artist."
In 1920, his reputation increased with the exhibitions he organized in Germany and Switzerland and he moved to Frauenkirch-Wildboden. Kirchner made his last visit to Germany in 1925-1926. In 1928 he participated in the Venice Biennale. In 1931 he became a member of the Prussian Academy of Arts.
In 1933 Kirchner was declared one of the degenerate painters by the Nazis and dismissed from his post at the Berlin Academy of Arts. In 1937, more than 600 of his works were confiscated from different museums in Germany. These works were sold or destroyed. The painter committed suicide in 1938 after the psychological trauma he suffered as a result of the German occupation of Austria and the closure of his home.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Famous Paintings, WorksKirchner passed away at the age of 58; Sitting Woman (1907), Tavern (1909), Naked People Playing (1910), Marzella (1910), Berlin Street (1913), Self-Portrait as a Soldier (1915), View of Basel and the Rhine (1921) and many more has left.
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