Similar ideas popular now
Blue Girl Reading. August Macke (1887–1914). Expressionism. Fauvism. Macke was one of the leading members of the German Expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider). Macke developed a “flat” yet ornamental style, but always remained true to objective representation. He was deeply influenced by contemporary French painting, particularly by Delaunay’s very bright colour used in conjunction with near-Cubist ideas.