Kochel am See, Bavaria,Franz Marc Museum, “1913: Pictures before the Apocalypse”

by Venetia Kapernekas


1913: Pictures before the Apocalypse

“The work of Franz Marc and many of his contemporaries before World War I is marked by a foreboding of the catastrophe ahead. In retrospect, numerous indications of the impending apocalypse can be detected. From a contemporary point of view, this period was however also influenced by events that do not seem to have any connection with the war…..”

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Ludwig Meidner, Straße bei Nacht II, 1913August Macke, Vor dem Hutladen, 1913

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