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Meike Hoffmann et al.

Escape into Art?

The Brücke Painters in the Nazi Period
Based on the extensive stocks of the Brücke-Museum, the publication discusses in detail the everyday reality of the artists under the National Socialists. The measures carried out against the former “Brücke” members as a result of Nazi art policy are explained, together with the direct effects on their creative work and the self-image of the painters within the context of the times.
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Ulrich Luckhardt

Lyonel Feininger

The Great Masters of Art
Elegant sailing ships, expansive seascapes, crystal-clear expansive views of architecture – with his unique pictorial language and range of subjects Lyonel Feininger became one of the most important artists of Classic Modernism, whose works remain very popular to this day.  
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Ed. Reinhard & Sonja Ernst Stiftung, Wiesbaden

Dazzled by Color

Abstract Painting. The Reinhard Ernst Collection
The broad spectrum of abstract-expressive art during the post-war period in Europe, Japan, and the United States is reflected in the Wiesbaden collection of Reinhard Ernst. For the first time a selection of 160 outstanding works from the collection – principally from art informel and Abstract Expressionism – are shown here in large-format illustrations.
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Brigitte Salmen

Marianne von Werefkin

The Great Masters of Art
She was not only a talented artist but also a shrewd free thinker and hostess: at the beginning of the twentieth century famous artists including Wassily Kandinsky, Gabriele Münter, Alfred Kubin, Adolf Erbslöh, Erma Bossi, Franz Marc and August Macke assembled in Marianne von Werefkin’s salon in the Schwabing district of Munich.
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Ed. Niels Lehmann et al.

Fragments of Metropolis - East | Osten

The Expressionist Heritage in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia
The Architecture of Expressionism is the upheaval of architecture in the roaring twenties – with regionally different emphases, schools and protagonists. The series’ third volume documents all surviving buildings in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The shared heritage of this important European region is presented in a fascinating rediscovery.  
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Corinna Thierolf

Willem de Kooning

The Great Masters of Art
In 1926 22 year-old Dutch artist Willem de Kooning (1904–1997) travelled to the USA on a British freighter – without papers and hidden in the machine room. The young art student eked out a living by painting houses, signs and façades, before he was able after eight years to dedicate himself entirely to painting.  
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Diethard Leopold

Rudolf Leopold

Connoisseur | Collector | Museum Founder
In the historical period of new beginnings starting in the 1950s, the collector Rudolf Leopold (1925‒2010), with pioneer-like foresight and a keen sense of art, was able to do someting few others of his ilk succeeded in doing:  build up a large, both aesthetically sophisticated and art historically relevant collection of international renown.
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Ed. Kunstmuseum Bern et al.
Otto Dix, Franz Marc, Emil Nolde, Paul Cézanne, Vasily Kandinsky and Claude Monet – when over 1,000 artworks by outstanding artists of the modern era appeared on the scene in 2012, the find was celebrated as a sensation, though the suspicion that it might be art looted by the Nazis also reared its head. This extensive, lavishly illustrated publication documents for the first time a selection of works from the estate of the art dealer Hildebrand Gurlitt and examines the ...
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Dagmar Täube

In) Formation

On the Philosophy and Art of Alice Teichert
Alice Teichert’s paintings are known for their holographic depth and unique lunimosity, for their visual poetry and mutifacetted proximity to music. With lines, shapes and colour, she unfolds new realms that when looked at reveal themselves, once the viewer stops trying to “decipher”.
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Ed. Cathrin Klingsöhr-Leroy

Blue Land and City Noise

An Expressionist Stroll through Art and Literature
“Are there still any surprises left to be had when it comes to German Expressionism?”, asks the writer Michael Kumpfmüller. Yes, there are, as this beautifully produced volume demonstrates by inviting the reader to an interesting and inspiring stroll through the world of Expressionism with pictures and texts which are seldom shown.
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Ed. Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft / Kunsthaus Zürich

Vibrant Metropolis / Idyllic Nature

Kirchner. The Berlin Years
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s move from Dresden to Berlin in 1911 marked a turning point in his art. Under the impression of this most modern metropolis in Europe, during the years between 1912 and 1915 the artist created works which in their exaggerated and concentrated manner can really be regarded as metaphors for the attitude to life at the beginning of the 20th century.
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Ed. Friedrich Meschede

Hans Hofmann

Creation in Form and Color Englische Ausgabe
Hans Hofmann, a representative of Abstract Expressionism and American Modernism during the 20th century with European roots, had a fundamental influence as a teacher on the development of modern art in America. His brightly coloured paintings, watercolours and drawings can now be discovered in a European retrospective.
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Niels Lehmann et al.

Fragments of Metropolis - Rhine | Ruhr

Expressionist Heritage of the Rhine-Ruhr Region 2nd Revised Edition
The architecture of Expressionism marks the starting point of the discipline into the Golden Twenties - also in the urban cityscape of the metropolises of the Rhine-Ruhr region. This volume documents for the first time in a complete overview all the buildings in the region which still exist and shows a completely new perspective on a familiar region - a fascinating rediscovery in terms of sheer volume.  
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Diethard Leopold

Richard Gerstl

The Great Masters of Art
The art academy failed to recognise his talent; he rejected the contemporary art scene in Vienna; and his visionary work was largely neglected during his lifetime: the painter Richard Gerstl (1883–1908), whose creative period lasted for just four intensive years, is regarded today as one of the most important representatives of Austrian Expressionism for his portraits and landscapes.   
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Ed. Niels Lehmann et al.

Fragments of Metropolis Berlin

Expressionist Heritage in Berlin 2nd Revised Edition
Fresh from their success with "Modernism London Style", hailed by The Financial Times on 29.6.13 as 'this gorgeous photographic survey', photographer Niels Lehmann and editor Christoph Rauhut present their latest exciting project. "Fragments of Metropolis" documents all the remaining Expressionist buildings in Berlin, arguably the movement’s most important architectural centre.
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Ed. Jüdisches Museum der Stadt Frankfurt et al.

Eavesdropper on an Age

Ludwig Meidner in Exile
Apocalypse, the city, war, religion, the portrait, exile and existential trauma – Ludwig Meidner (1884–1966) is regarded as one of the outstanding artists of German Expressionism. With the accuracy of a seismograph he recorded in his pictorial and literary works the shocks which reverberated through his time.
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Klaus Albrecht Schröder

Chagall to Malevich

The Russian Avant-Gardes
The Russian Avant-Garde, which brought about an artistic revolution between 1905 and 1934, represents one of the most fascinating chapters in the history of 20th-century art. Artists like Malevich, Kandinsky and Chagall are highly esteemed the world over. But this movement was much more diverse than is generally realised. For the first time this artistic wealth is being presented in a major sequence of pictures.
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Ed. Alexander Klar

The Art Collections

Museum Wiesbaden
The Museum Wiesbaden is one of three important Hessian state museums and holds world-class collections in the fields of art and natural history. This volume provides the first-ever lavishly illustrated introduction to the museum’s art collections, which span the period from the Middle Ages to contemporary art with an emphasis on the art of the nineteenth and twentieth century.
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Ed. Michael Beck et al.

Nolde, Klee & der Blaue Reiter

The Braglia Collection
The Swiss Braglia Collection is a treasure trove of German Expressionism. This exquisitely produced publication featuring full-page illustrations and unique views of the works of art by important experts on Expressionism will be appreciated for its pictorial reproductions, charming essays and as a catalogue of the collection.
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Ed. Thomas Zuhr

All the Beauty at Hand

A Brief History of Hirmer Publishers
This attractively designed publication documents the work of Hirmer Verlag during the past 65 years. Since 1948 a total of over 1,100 titles have appeared under this brand name. True to the motto “Art books that set standards,” the publishers have always worked in the service of art, upholding their determination to maintain the very highest quality. A book about those who make books and those who sell them, about book art and art books, about partnership with museums and loyalty ...
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Ed. Annik Haldemann et al.
A major conference was held in 2018 in Davos, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s elective home, to mark the 80th anniversary of the artist’s death. The lavishly illustrated volume accompanying the event brings together international experts who present their approach to Kirchner’s creative work, thereby providing a multi-faceted overview of an œuvre that has lost none of its topicality to this day.
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Ed. Hilti Art Foundation

Hilti Art Foundation. The Collection

Vol. 2: Art from 1950 to the Present Day
The private art collection of the Hilti Art Foundation includes over 200 top-quality paintings, sculptures and photographs from Classical Modernism to the present day. Volume 2 of the two-part catalogue of the collection presents 120 selected works from the middle of the twentieth century to the present day, from Josef Albers to Thomas Struth.
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Ed. Ingrid Pfeiffer

Splendor and Misery in the Weimar Republic

From Otto Dix to Jeanne Mammen
From the glamour of the Golden Twenties to the depths of the dark side of a world undergoing rapid change – the penetrating content of works by more than 60 artists recreates the age of the Weimar Republic, big-city life and the entertainment scene as well as the consequences of the First World War and socially controversial topics such as prostitution, political struggle and social tensions.
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Ed. Thomas Köhler et al.

Jeanne Mammen. The Observer

Retrospective 1910–1975
The rediscovery of icons of the 1920s, “degenerate” experiments, magical-poetic abstractions – this wide-ranging publication shows the complete work of Jeanne Mammen (1890–1976), a Berlin artist on the threshold of the modern age. Her productive output mirrors the extreme circumstances she experienced, from war, destruction and poverty to the emergence from the ruins.
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Ed. Raymond Coffer et al.
The Viennese artist Richard Gerstl is still regarded as being an insider tip. And yet he was one of the most important artists in Vienna in around 1900, alongside Klimt, Schiele and Kokoschka. Although he was only 25 years old when he died, he created an exciting and unusual oeuvre. This volume accompanying the first comprehensive retrospective in Germany introduces all the aspects of this exceptional artist.  
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