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August Macke

August Macke

Artist: August Macke

Dates: 3 January 1887 – 26 September 1914

Nationality: German

Title of Piece: Zoological Garden I

Zoological Garden I by August Macke

Zoological Garden I by August Macke

Brief Biography: Macke was one of leading artists of the German Expressionist group, Der Blaue Reiter. His painting style was influenced by French and Post Impressionism and later in his career Orphism. Macke was killed in the second month of the First World War at the front in Champagne, France.

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