He developed an idiosyncratic, instantly recognizable style that combined figurative expressionism with influences from Klimt, Schiele and Austrian Art Nouveau.
While Stout eschewed the splashy gestures of expressionism , there is a deep, almost lyrical sensuality not only in his shapes, but in the sumptuous metallic texture of the graphite.
This is a magical piece of theatre, with a streak of engaging, sly humour and playfulness that takes you into a theatrical world where naturalism and expressionism , realism and surrealism sit side by side.
Sometimes the music of this period is associated with expressionism in art, but, as with impressionism, the use of the word in this context can be somewhat vague.
We readily take the cinema as an expressionist medium because expressionism (broadly understood) takes the inside of people and projects it outward into the external world.
Earlier expressionists turned to tribal art to find the inspiration to distort the body in ways that could convey modern despair and agony.
While the artist previously exhibited expressionistic portraits of ordinary working people, the new works focus on the brutalist impersonality of over-bearing urban facades.
This also happens with a two-part panel titled Painting Painting, on which horizontal bands of expressionistically painted reds and yellows run rather muddily down onto the painting's blank lower half.
The National Museum in Hanoi is filled with works of this kind, as well as a number of cubistic and expressionistic works by Vietnamese artists who adapted aspects of European art movements.
Klee's friendship with Kandinsky prompted him to join Der Blaue Reiter, an expressionist group pivotal to the development of abstract art.