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The Potato Eaters

Vincent van Gogh
Oil on Canvas
1885

"The Night Café"

Vincent van Gogh
Oil on Canvas
1888

"The Starry Night"

Vincent van Gogh
Oil on Canvas
1889

"Dr. Gachet"

Vincent van Gogh
Oil on Canvas
1890

"Crow Over Wheat Field"

Vincent van Gogh
Oil on Canvas
1890

"Vision after the Sermon"

Paul Gauguin
Oil on Canvas
1888

"Spirit of the Dead Watching"

Paul Gauguin
Oil on Canvas
1892

"Where Do We Come From?
What are we?
Where are we going?"

Paul Gauguin
Oil on Canvas
1897

At the Moulin Rouge

Toulouse-Lautrec
Oil on Canvas
1892

"The Green Line"

Matisse
Oil on Canvas
1905

"Harmony in Red" or the Red Room

Matisse
Oil on Canvas
1908-1909

"The Scream"

Edvard Munch
Oil on Cardboard
1893

"Entry of Christ into Brussels"

James Ensor
Oil on Canvas
1888

"The Prophet"

Emile Nolde
Woodcut
1912

"The Night"

Max Beckmann
Oil on Canvas
1918-1919

"The Sacrifice"

Kathe Kollwitz
Woodcut
1922

Expressionism

The distortion of what the eye sees for emotional content.

Asymmetrical

To balance by adding differences.

Complementary color

A color on the opposite side of the color wheel.

Symbolism

Image that has a message or meaning beyond the obvious.

Plein-air

to paint in the open air

Pointillism

Colored spots next to gray ones. Causes retinal fatigue. This causes you to see a double image. Your brain then fills in with the complementary colors.

Hue

Hue is the name of the
colors. An example would be cadmium red, or candy apple red. These are colors within the red "family" or two different hues of color in this instance.

Primary Color

Primary colors are never mixed. These are the three basic colors. They can be used directly; red, blue and yellow.

Woodcut

a print made from a piece of wood; relief print taken from a carved piece of wood.

Fauvism

Wild Beast

Post Impressionism

Vincent van Gogh
Paul Gauguin
Toulouse-Lautrec

Fauvism

Derrian
Matisse

German Expressionism

Munch, Edvard
Ensor, James
Nolde, Emile
Beckmann, Max
Kollwitz, Kathe

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