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Famous Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Quotes and Sayings|
Inspirational Art Quotes by the famous German
expressionist painter and printmaker Ernst
born Ernst Ludwig Kirchner - Aschaffenburg,
Germany - 6th of May, 1880 / Died 15th of
June, 1938 Germany
Famous Ernst Ludwig Kirchner paintings included
expressive figurative works using bold colors.
Kirchner was a leading artist of the Die Brucke
or The Bridge group of 20th century painters.
His art was labelled "degenerate"
by the Nazis.
+ The heaviest burden of all is the pressure of
the war and the increasing superficiality. It
gives me incessantly the impression of a bloody
carnival. I feel as though the outcome is in the
air and everything is topsy-turvy.. All the same,
I keep on trying to get some order in my thoughts
and to create a picture of the age out of confusion,
which is after all my function.
+ A painter paints the appearance of things, not
their objective correctness, in fact he creates
new appearances of things.
+ My paintings are allegories not portraits.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Quotes