I first came to know Franz Marc in April, 2016, which is when I first viewed his painting “The Large Blue Horses”. I was mesmerized by the colours, for blue and orange, yellow and purple. When I turned over the calendar to October 29, 2020, I knew immediately, when I saw “Blue Horse,” that I was meeting up with Franz Marc
Franz’s life was to be short; his death at 36, came when he was felled by an artillery shell during the Battle of Verdun. His unique style, and creative approach, became a benchmark for artists who followed: Marc Chagall, Piet Mondrian, Jackson Pollock. Perhaps that is the greatest legacy of all – to reside in the hearts and minds of fellow artists.