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Question by  tmongr1 (3)

What are some characteristics of Expressionism art?


Answer by  JenaMae (794)

Mostly, it aims to accurately represent feelings and emotion more so than capture the realistic side of a scene. It appears rebellious and influenced by the spontenaity of the subconscious.


Answer by  A36 (629)

Expressionist art is about expressing inward emotion on the canvas, so it generally drastically distorts reality to obtain emotional responses from viewers. It often uses unnatural bright colors.


Answer by  SallyJ64 (3121)

Expressionism shows a strong mood in the art work. The artists often used strong, highly saturated colors that stand out immediately. The painters also painted with a lot of paint loaded on their brush. The brush strokes are often evident in the painting and visible to the viewer on the canvas.


Answer by  samanthabudy (26)

There are many different types of expressionism art however they all attempt to describe feelings and emotions visually. Much of expressionist art is abstract or improvised. Expressionist art contains much motion, using fluid and natural lines. Expressionists also use color to create movement and convey emotions. There is much use of dark and the primary colors.


Answer by  beck (1099)

Expressionist art was an early 20th century movement that focused on the emotions that you could show in art rather than just reproducing an image of stark reality.


Answer by  SallyJ64 (3121)

Expressionism is a modern art movement of the early 20th century The movement was popular last century, especially among German painters. Their expressionist paintings is marked by bold colors and visable brush strokes.


Answer by  bean11 (2803)

Expressionists are very fluid in their artwork; their paintings are often characterized with loose, expressive brushstrokes and lots of apparent motion and color.


Answer by  cinnyi (140)

Expressionism art came from Austria and Germany and it is used to describe any kind of art that distorts life. This can be from the use of color, shape, or size of the images being depicted. Also the use of large distorted images are common in this form of artwork. The aim of this is to evoke emotions.

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