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August Macke, 1887-1914

Author: Anna Meseure; Iain Galbraith
Publisher: Köln, Germany : Taschen, [2018] ©2018
Series: Basic art series 2.0.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : English editionView all editions and formats
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August Macke (1887-1914) achieved notoriety at an early age, only to be killed at the tender age of 27 at the start of World War I. Despite his brief career, the artist left a remarkable oeuvre in his wake, in which his obsessions with color reflected aspects of Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Fauvism, and Expressionism.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Art criticism
Illustrated works
Named Person: August Macke; August Macke; August Macke
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Meseure; Iain Galbraith
ISBN: 9783836535076 3836535076
OCLC Number: 1027954605
Language Note: In English translated from the German.
Notes: Edition statement from back of jacket.
English translation : Iain Galbraith.
Original edition: © 1990 by Taschen Verlag GmbH.
Description: 95 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits ; 27 cm
Series Title: Basic art series 2.0.
Other Titles: Macke
Responsibility: Anna Meseure.

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August Macke is today considered a lead figure in Weimar-era art and a pioneer of Expressionist painting. With his color-led interpretations of beauty, Macke combined facets of Impressionism,  Read more...

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