Emil Nolde: The South Seas

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In October 1913 the German Expressionist artist Emil Nolde (1867-1956) and his wife, Danish actress Ada Vilstrup, joined a government-sponsored expedition to German New Guinea, traveling by way of Siberia, Korea, Japan, China and the Philippines. This little gift book presents around 40 of the now famous landscapes and portraits that Nolde created during his travels. Nolde had a lifelong fascination with the art of non-European cultures, admiring in particular qualities of directness and expressiveness that he found in their arts. During this yearlong trip Nolde constantly drew and painted what he saw around him, principally lush, intensely colourful tropical scenes and portraits of indigenous peoples.
ISBN 9783832199203. DuMont Buchverlag.
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In October 1913 the German Expressionist artist Emil Nolde (1867-1956) and his wife, Danish actress Ada Vilstrup, joined a government-sponsored expedition to German New Guinea, traveling by way of Siberia, Korea, Japan, China and the Philippines. This little gift book presents around 40 of the now famous landscapes and portraits that Nolde created during his travels. Nolde had a lifelong fascination with the art of non-European cultures, admiring in particular qualities of directness and expressiveness that he found in their arts. During this yearlong trip Nolde constantly drew and painted what he saw around him, principally lush, intensely colourful tropical scenes and portraits of indigenous peoples.
  • Author
    Nolde, Emil
  • Publisher
    DuMont Buchverlag
  • Release
    August 2017
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    96 pages. 40 colour. 10 b/w. 15.2 x 20.3 cm
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