Emil Nolde: Color is Life

14 February–10 June 2018

Exhibition Overview

Emil Nolde, Ruffled Autumn Clouds

The German Expressionist artist Emil Nolde was a prolific painter and printmaker. This exhibition, a collaboration between the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and the National Gallery of Ireland, will present a bold and colorful survey of his paintings, drawings, etchings, and woodcuts. Included will be scenes of Berlin café culture, calligraphic views of the River Elbe, brilliant studies made on travels to the South Seas, as well as portraits, flower paintings, and imaginative depictions of fantastical creatures in both oils and watercolors. This exhibition will be the first to showcase the work of this important artist in Ireland for over fifty years. All works are on loan from the Nolde Foundation Seebüll, Germany.

(Photo: Emil Nolde, Ruffled Autumn Clouds, 1927 © Nolde Stiftung Seebüll

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