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Dance Hall Bellevue by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Dance Hall Bellevue, 1909

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

This painting is all about vibrant, exuberant color: the artist shows a popular local dance hall in intense chartreuse and orange. The artist used brilliant hues applied in bold strokes to create an artwork that is full of movement and life. In this painting, the juxtaposition of colors make the buildings seem to shimmer with electric energy.

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National Gallery of Art