Artist: August Macke
Dates: 3 January 1887 – 26 September 1914
Title of Piece: Zoological Garden I
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.