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Max Beckmann

 1884 - 1950

 German Expressionist Painter

Education - Weimar Art Academy

Cause of Death - heart attack

Max Beckmann  Art Quotes

"Art is creative for the sake of realization, not for amusement: for transfiguration, not for the sake of play. It is the quest of our self that drives us along the eternal and never-ending journey we must all make." --Max Beckmann


"Art is creative for the sake of realization, not for amusement... for transfiguration, not for the sake of play." --Max Beckmann

"I am seeking for the bridge which leans from the visible to the invisible through reality." --Max Beckmann


"I awoke and yet continued to dream." --Max Beckmann

"I believe the reason I love painting so much is that it forces one to be objective." --Max Beckmann

"I hardly need to abstract things, for each object is unreal enough already, so unreal that I can only make it real by means of painting." --Max Beckmann

Associated Arists

Otto Dix German 1862-1942 Expressionist
 Vincent van Gogh Dutch, 1853-1890 Post-Impressionist
Max Beckmann German, 1884-1950 Expressionist
 Edvard Munch Norwegian, 1863-1944 Symbolist/Expressionist
 Emile Nolde German, 1867-1956 Expressionist Painter
 Ernst Kirchner German, 1880-1938 Expressionist Painter. 
Wassily Kandinsky  Russian, 1866-1944 Expressionist Painter
Paul Klee  Swiss 1879-1940 Swiss Expressionist Painter
 Franz Marc German, 1880-1916  Expressionist / Fauvist

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