Representations of pessimism in German expressionism's Drawings

Authors

  • كريم محسن علي سمير الكعبي, م.م. جامعة سومر / كلية التربية الأساسية

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31185/lark.Vol3.Iss34.1130

Keywords:

Pessimism, Represent, Drawing, Expressionism

Abstract

Summary:

The research (Representations of pessimism in German expressionism's  Drawings) dealt with four chapters. The first was the research problem of (What are the Representations of pessimism in German expressionism's  Drawings?), The purpose of the research (known as Representations of pessimism in German expressionism's  Drawings) Definition and definition of terms. The second chapter included the theoretical framework of three questions; the first dealt with the concept of pessimism in philosophy and psychology, the second dealt with the expressive meanings in the structure of the work of art, the third came with the title of German expressionism (views and references). The third came with the title of German expressionism (views and references). The fourth chapter included the research society, which reached (40) oil paintings, and included the sample of the research, which reached (4) plates chosen by the simple random way of homogeneity of the society. The research method adopted for the analysis of the sample is the descriptive method (qualitative content analysis method) The research represented by the analysis form. The fourth chapter dealt with the results, including: 1 - included artistic expressions pessimistic all forms of organisms, weighted to highlight their pessimism on human forms in a way that overcame the rest of the animal and plant. 2 - pessimism in the drawings of German expressionism through the dark colors, which suggest the darkness of life and darkness, as suggestive of the misery controlling the human and the absence of bright hope. Which appeared in all sample models. He also addressed the conclusions, including: 1 - pessimistic expression is the main structure from which the German graphic drawing, which emerged at the beginning of the twentieth century. 2 - German expressionism is the only artistic movement that has included all the issues of negative life and practices, including pessimism. And to bring them down by means of expression. The research ended with recommendations, proposals, list of sources and then annexes.

Published

2019-07-16

Issue

Section

Arts

How to Cite

الكعبي ك. م. ع. س. (2019). Representations of pessimism in German expressionism’s Drawings. Lark, 11(4), 125-139. https://doi.org/10.31185/lark.Vol3.Iss34.1130