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Whenever I think of getting away, this is the image that comes to mind. I’d love to escape into this picture. I love the urgency of the running horse, the tranquil and lush grass, the gorgeous colours and the romantic castle on the hill. I’d love to run down that hill, lie in the grass gazing at the clouds, explore the castle and be surprised by the blue rider as he rode past. It’s a beautiful picture, one I wish I could crawl into.
The Blue Rider (Der Blaue Reiter) was a group of artists fundamental to the rise of Expressionism in the beginning of the 20th century. Wassily Kandinsky, Franz Marc and others founded the group after Kandinsky’s painting Last Judgment was reject…