Lovis Corinth (21 July 1858 – 17 July 1925) was a German player and writer whose mature affect as a painter and printmaker realized a synthesis of impressionism and expressionism.
Corinth studied in Paris and Munich, joined the Berlin Secession group, later succeeding Max Liebermann as the group’s president. His early acquit yourself was naturalistic in approach. Corinth was initially antagonistic towards the expressionist movement, but after a raid in 1911 his style loosened and took upon many expressionistic qualities. His use of color became more vibrant, and he created portraits and landscapes of fabulous vitality and power. Corinth’s subject event also included nudes and biblical scenes.
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