Arts Everyday Living: Through an Expressionist Artist’s Eyes—A Northern Starry Night?

Reposted blog.


The color of springtime is in the flowers; the color of winter is in the imagination.

Terri Guillemets



Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Winter Landscape in Moonlight, 1919, oil on canvas, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938) was a German Expressionist artist, who like other members of this movement was greatly influenced by Vincent van Gogh.  Does Winter Landscape in Moonlight, which Kirchner created while residing in Switzerland, remind you of a northern Starry Night?

Terri Guillemets is a contemporary writer from Phoenix, Arizona.

The above image is used solely for educational purposes.



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