Der Blaue Reiter

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Der Blaue Reiter

“The Blue Rider” (c. 1911–14) A loose-knit group of expressionist painters including Kandinsky, Klee, and Marc, united by Kandinsky’s dictum that “the creative spirit is hidden within matter.”
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Led by Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc, the informal Der Blaue Reiter group developed a vocabulary of abstract forms and prismatic colours as a means for conveying spiritual values.
It was not until the following year that with Jawlensky and Kandinsky, they would establish the Blaue Reiter group who are considered to mark the high point of German Expressionism.
Affiliated with the Blaue Reiter group in Munich, cited in Andre Breton's Surrealist Manifesto, and celebrated as a teacher at Walter Gropius's Weimar Bauhaus, Klee stands as a great aesthetic innovator of the 20th century.
688m [pounds sterling], the second-highest price achieved at auction by the artist, a member of the Blaue Reiter group.
Metzkes's riderless blue horse, which isn't heroic or pretentious, seems to quietly take issue with the elitist utopianism of artists affiliated with the Blaue Reiter group.
He became a member of the Blaue Reiter group and taught at the famous Bauhaus in Dessau from 1925 to 1931, when he relocated to Dusseldorf.
With these German comrades acting as translators, Hartley was introduced to the Almanach of the Blaue Reiter group, an anthology of pictures and essays launched by Kandinsky and Franz Marc in Munich in 1912, and was also able to make his way through Kandinsky's On the Spiritual in Art for the first time.
At Wassily Kandinsky's invitation, he joined the Blaue Reiter group in 1912.
Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, and the rest of the Blaue Reiter group thought they could tap some primal impulse by making art like children (and other primitives), but in retrospect all their blather about "naivete" and "innocence" seems like the by-product of some regressive psychodrama.