Artistic Memories 26 September: August Macke

The Boypoet Remembers....

August Macke August Macke

Artist: August Macke

Dates: 3 January 1887 – 26 September 1914

Nationality: German

Title of Piece: Woman In a Green Jacket

Woman in a Green jacket by August Macke Woman in a Green jacket by August Macke

Brief Biography: Macke was one of leading artists of the German Expressionist group, Der Blaue Reiter. His painting style was influenced by French and Post Impressionism and later in his career Orphism. Macke was killed in the second month of the First World War at the front in Champagne, France.

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About Jez Farmer

I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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