Grisebach Y Otros Henze
Reflecting the latest scholarship on German expressionist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, this book focuses on the role of the imaginary in his oeuvre.
Throughout Ernst Ludwig Kirchners career, one unifying tema emergesthe search for what he saw as unadulterated and primal. This volume explores the far-reaching influence of non-western art on Kirchners oeuvre and the importance of his life in Davos, Switzerland, where he found a temporary peace despite the impending threat of censorship by the Nazis. Throughout the chapters of this book are reproductions of Kirchners paintings as well as his sculptures, woodcuts, sketches, drawings, textiles, carvings, and furniture. Archival material in the form of letters and diary entries offer an unprecedented look into the artists creative process. This study of one of the most talented and influential German Expressionist painters draws compelling conclusions about the influence of the imaginary on his work.