One of the artistic styles that had attracted the most attention and the greatest influence on other artistic styles, the Expressionist. Expressionism was at the beginning of the twentieth century. Core was Germany, but also other European countries like France and Russia. Most important was his influence in the painting. But also other disciplines such as literature, architecture and sculpture were captured by the expressionist spirit. Expressionism came on as a kind of “counter” to naturalism and impressionism. The goal was not a realistic representation of what was seen. Rather, they wanted to get through a deliberate alienation mental impressions expressed. In Germany, the artists “the bridge” one of the driving forces of the new art style. The bridge came from Dresden, important members were about Erich Heckel and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. But in Munich, it was done by Expressionism. Here expressionist artists organized in the union, “the Blue Rider.” The “blueRider “is probably still one of the most famous groups of artists. Luminaries as Wassily Kandinsky, August Macke and Franz Marc are exemplary for the style that took the “Blue Rider”. In Berlin at the time were the “pathetic” has become synonymous with Expressionist art. In Berlin, the art magazine “The storm came out”, which had been totally committed to the new flow. In France, at that time the so-called Fauvinismus. He is clearly used by the Stilelemanten ago with Expressionism. However, they went in the selection of motifs completely different ways. Everyday situations such as street scenes here were predominant. Russian artist designed the primitivism as their version of Expressionist art. Here are clear influences of traditional Russian folk art were formative.