Sunday, October 26, 2008

Foxes

Continuing the theme of autumnal feelings, here is a painting by my favourite painter, German expressionist Franz Marc (1880-1916), whose life was cut short tragically in the misnamed Great War. His work is characterized by bright primary colours, an almost cubist portrayal of animals, stark simplicity and a profound sense of emotion. I will be posting more of this fascinating artist, now that I have switched from painters to paintings as a subject for my blog. More on Marc in the wikipedia article linked to below.