Corpus ID: 191072677

Concerning the Spiritual in Art: Magnificent Obsession and the Language of Expressionist Painting

@inproceedings{Evans2013ConcerningTS,
  title={Concerning the Spiritual in Art: Magnificent Obsession and the Language of Expressionist Painting},
  author={V. Evans},
  year={2013}
}
The exaggerated artifice of Douglas Sirk's major melodramas has often been remarked upon, but it has yet to be interpreted in the light of his detailed cognizance of the major art and architectural movements of the period. (1) Despite the fact that this director's ongoing fascination with modernist painting was first disclosed in a series of interviews that took place more than three decades ago, the influence of the theories of the German Expressionists upon his non-mimetic use of colour and… Expand