Vivamente impressionado pela ruptura que os movimentos de vanguarda articulavam, deixou-se contagiar pelas mensagens vitais do movimento holandês De Stijl, do Suprematismo e do Construtivismo russo. A viragem radical operada na sua concepção tipográfica aplicou as ideias formais do Modernismo, como a composição assimétrica e os eixos inclinados. Jan Tschichold começou a afastar- se da tipografia tradicional que havia estudado em Leipzig.
Gabrielle Münter - 1877-1962 - Houses - Gabriele Münter was a German expressionist painter who was at the forefront of the Munich avant-garde in the early 20th century and one of the founders of "The BLue Rider".
Murnau Burggraben. Gabrielle Münter (1877-1962) was a German expressionist painter who was at the forefront of the Munich avant-garde in the early 20th century. Artists and writers associated with German Expressionism shared a rebellious attitude (influenced by the writings of Friedrich Nietzsche) toward the materialism and mores of German imperial and bourgeois society. German Expressionistic art was an exegetic reaction against the ambiguities and formalism of pre-World War I society.