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was the one who marked the inspiration for a new style of painting - painting
while expressing the artist's feelings to the object. His strong
paint-brush strokes constituted the founding of the message - giving up
the imitation of nature. Caricature is, to a great extent, an example of
expressionism, for in its frame the painter transmits his views and opinions
towards the drawn figures, as part of the visual material. The arguments
the expressionists made were that the same place seems different to us
when we are in a different state of mind. Therefore, they tried to pass
us the picture they had seen subjectively, in a way involving
the painter's emotions about the painted object.
Expressionism shocked the bourgeoisie by showing poverty,
ugliness, evil and suffering without beatifying reality. They considered
refining, harmony and imposed beauty in art as dishonest and even hypocritical.
who painted the most famous expressionist painting of all times, "The
Scream", fearlessly illustrates pain and terror.
Some consider atonality in music
as a parallel to expressionism. Schönberg,
who invented the very term "atonality" was a very talented expressionist
painter, and close friend to painters who believed in expressionism. Much
like them, he searched for the expressive ways of
the "pure emotion", unchanged by tradition or limitations of
tonality and conventional keys.