Not only famous authors write postcards. Also artists paint and draw on this special format. This summer you can check out some artistic postcards created by the German artist collective Die Brücke in Hamburg, Germany. The Ernst Barlach Museum is presenting some of their famous postcards from artists like Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Erich Heckel, and Max Pechstein. Interestingly enough, the museum states that the artists’ postcards often served as their first drafts for later paintings.
So get creative, become a new (postcard) artist!
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Best Wishes! Artist’s postcards by the ‘Brücke’
9 June – 29 September 2013