An art movement dominant in Germany from 1905-1925, that opposed naturalism and impressionism. Expressionist artists tried to form their inner experience rather than real forms. Many of the them were influenced by the traumatic experiences of World War I.
This designates every representation of the nude human body. Since prehistoric time, humans, both male and female, have been depicted in all states of dress, including all states of undress. Nudity in all styles has been and continues to be found in art. The artistic interest focuses on the realistic representation of the correct human anatomy as well as the representation of the body in movement.