August Macke - Selbstporträt mit Hut (detail), 1909

August Macke

Germany 1887 - 1914


August Macke
August Macke
June 13, 2013
Behind the pseudonym of Lor Dethal lies Nemanja Torlak, a writer for Widewalls intrigued and moved by diversity in art and in the lives of those who create it. It is often the unexpected that come forth and surprise us, and art is a world that allows it and makes it possible. David beats the Goliath daily, and writing about it is a pleasure.

As one of the leading members of the German Expressionist group The Blue Rider (Der Blaue Reiter), August Macke was the spearheaded German Expressionist movements as well as the successive avant-garde movements at the start of the 19th century.

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