Happy Birthday Franz Marc!

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Franz Marc was born on February 8, 1880 in Munich, Germany.

Franz Marc went to art school at the Academy of Fine Arts.
Franz Marc was part of the following art movement: Expressionism
Franz Marc’s most famous painting is Yellow Cow painted in 1911.
Three interesting facts about Franz Marc:
1. Marc developed a theory about color that he used in his work. Each color symbolized something deeper to Marc.
2. Marc was a founding member of “der blaue reiter” group of artists.
3. Marc was killed while in the army during World War l.
Franz Marc died on March 4, 1916 in Verdun-sur-Meuse, France.
Quote: “Art is nothing but the expression of our dream; the more we surrender to it the closer we get to the inner truth of things, our dream-life, the true life that scorns questions and does not see them.”

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