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date: 19 September 2020

Expressionism 

Source:
A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art
Author(s):

Ian Chilvers,

John Glaves-Smith

Critical term used to designate a wide range of visual art, and by extension, architecture, literature, music, and cinema, principally in the early twentieth century. It was first used in Germany immediately before the First World War, originally as a broad concept to define art which reacted against ... ...

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