August Macke was a German painter deeply influenced by
contemporary French painting, particularly by Delaunay's very
used in conjunction with near-Cubist ideas. Associated with
and Kandinsky in the Blaue Reiter, and influenced by Futurist ideas, he remained a
more visual arid representational artist than these associations suggest. In 1914
he went to Tunisia with Klee. He was killed in France at the beginning of
World War I.
There is a good collection of his work in Munich (Stadtische