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Franz Marc: handpainted sculpture "Two Horses" (1908/1909), art casting edition
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    Franz Marc:
    handpainted sculpture "Two Horses" (1908/1909), art casting edition

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    Ars Mundi Exclusive Edition | Art casting | Handpainted | Size: 19 x 23 x 23 cm (W / H / D)

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    Franz Marc: handpainted sculpture "Two Horses" (1908/1909), art casting edition

    The horse in all its elegance and vitality became a symbol of life, of the reality and the freedom for Marc. It symbolizes the power of culture, agriculture and mobility the horse only allows the people. But nature has been there even before the people: free, unaffected, and powerful.

    Sculptor model after the original in the Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich (catalog of works Lankheit 906). An image of tenderness, dynamic and perfect harmony provides Franz Marc powerfully modeled Horses couple - a symbol of the modern sculpture.Polymers art casting, hand painted in Franz Marc's typical colouration. Size: 19 x 23 x 23 cm (W / H / D). Ars Mundi Exclusive Edition.

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    Franz MarcFranz Marc (1880-1916) unique talent was recognized and nurtured at the Munich Academy. On several trips to Paris, he was impressed by Van Gogh works, as he saw it for the first time. These works were significantly and helped him to develop autonomous artistic language. Through his friend August Macke, Wassily Kandinsky and Gabriele Munter and Alfred Kubin, he knew about the expressionist artists association founded in 1911 "The Blue Rider". At the outbreak of the First World War Marc was drafted into military service and fell two years later in the grave fighting at Verdun.

    Marc grappled with naturalism, the Art Nouveau and the French Impressionism, but was looking for a new expression language to represent "the spiritual essence of things" can. With never a previously unknown consequence he opened the way for an art in the colours far beyond the naturalistic representation acquired a symbolic meaning: "Every colour must say clearly who and what it is, and has to this on a clear form", said Marc. Blue is the colour of the spiritual with him, red is love, passion and vulnerability, yellow is the sun and the femininity.

    In the center of his painting were in particular animals, for him it symbolized purity and originality in contrast to people. Just like Kandinsky he was looking for the renewal of the spiritual in art.

    Graphic or sculpture edition that was initiated by ars mundi and is available only at ars mundi or at distribution partner licensed by ars mundi.

    A plastic work of sculptural art made of wood, stone, ivory, bronze or other metals.

    While sculptures from wood, ivory or stone are made directly from the block of material, for bronze casting a working model is prepared at first. Usually it is made of clay or other easily shaped materials.

    The prime time of sculpture after the Roman antiquity was the Renaissance. Impressionism gave a new impulse to the sculptural arts. Also the contemporary artists, such as Jorg Immendorf, Andora, and Markus Lupertz enriched the sculpture with outstanding works.

    Collective term for all casting processes that ars mundi carries out with the help of specialized art foundries.

    Cast stone
    Equivalent of artificial marble, with the difference that the substitute stone in powder form is used instead of marble powder.

    Cold cast bronze
    Bronze powder bound by a polymer. By special polishing and patination techniques the surface of the casting gets a look that corresponds to the bronze.

    ARA wooden copy
    In order to guarantee absolute fidelity to the original, an artificially manufactured imitation wood is used as a base material which has typical wood characteristics: density, workability, color and surface structure.

    Ceramic casting
    As a rule castable clay is used in ceramic casting, which then is fired and possibly glazed. Plaster molds are often used instead of the usual rubber molds in ceramic casting and in porcelain production.

    Bronze casting
    In this case, the thousand-year-old lost-wax technique is used. It's the best, but also the most complex method of producing sculptures.

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    Bronze casting
    Lost-wax casting technique


    Artistic movement that replaced the Impressionism in the early 20th century.

    Expressionism is the German form of the art revolution in painting, graphics and sculpture, which found its precursor in the works of Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin in the late 19th century. The Expressionists tried to advance to the basic elements of painting. With vibrant, unbroken colors in large areas and with the emphasis on line and the resulting targeted suggestive expressiveness they fought against the artistic taste established by bourgeoisie.

    The most important representatives of Expressionism were the founders of "Die Brücke" (The Bridge): Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Erich Heckel, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Max Pechstein, Otto Mueller and Franz Marc, August Macke, among others.

    Masters of Viennese Expressionism are Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka.

    The Fauvism is the French form of Expressionism.

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