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Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider)

Wassily Kandinsky, Franz Marc1912

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Coedited by Franz Marc and Wassily Kandinsky, The Blaue Reiter Almanac ranks among the most important documents in the history of twentieth-century art. Reacting against the aesthetic conservatism of German society, the almanac attempted to demonstrate the complex origins of avant-garde art, juxtaposing the work of progressive artists with international examples of folk, tribal, and ancient art. Despite successful sales, plans for a second volume were dropped after the outbreak of World War I.

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