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Marc, Franz (1880–1916) By Grimm, Dagmar

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1413-1
Published: 02/05/2017
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Franz Marc was born in Munich, Germany in 1880 and died in the battle of Verdun in 1916, one of many of the Great War’s tragic losses. Formerly a student of theology and philosophy, Marc studied at the Art Academy in Munich and first exhibited there at the Galerie Brakl in February 1910. As a proponent of the new direction in art, he emphasized its spiritual essence as opposed to the materialism inherent in the work of the past. He was interested in aesthetic theory: to deconstruct and find a parallel way to that of science to arrive at what lies concealed under the cover of outward appearance.

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Grimm, Dagmar. "Marc, Franz (1880–1916)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 23 May. 2019 https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/marc-franz-1880-1916. doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1413-1

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