August Macke, 1887-1914, was one of the leading members of the German Expressionist
group The Blue Rider
. August-Macke-Haus is a museum dedicated to August Macke founded in 1991. He produced a series of oil painting now considered masterpieces. August Macke's oeuvre can be considered as Expressionism, and also as part of Fauvism
. The August Macke paintings concentrate primarily on expressing feelings and moods usually distorting colour and form. His career was cut short by early death in the second month of the First World War in 1914. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.