Gemeentemuseum, The Hague
March 22, 2009
Christian Schad (1894-1982), Germany
I didn't know much about Schad, but I
was really impressed by the hypnotizing
eyes observing you from the canvas.
Schad knew different styles. He was
influenced by painters like Kokoschka
and Kandinsky and painted his first
expressionistic painting in Volendam in
Cubism, realism, magic realism, he tried
them all, probably because of lack of
However his New Objectivity period is
most seen in his works and at this expo.
Schad also created his Schadography:
simply contour pictures and text on photo