Wednesday, September 20, 2006


Little Yellow Horses, 1912 by Franz Marc, Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart

Der Blaue Reiter (the blue rider) was a group of Expressionist artists, most famously Marc and Kandinsky who chose the name because Marc liked horses, Kandinsky liked riders and they both liked blue.


Bill Hooker said...

Marc is a favourite of mine also. I had never heard how they came up with "Blaue Reiter".

Boggart said...

Rubensesque horses.

Teresa said...

AHA! I knew they reminded me of something! Great comment!

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