Fauvism, French Fauvisme, style of painting that flourished in France from 1898 to 1908; it used pure, brilliant colour, applied straight from the paint tubes in an aggressive, direct manner to create a sense of an explosion on the canvas. The Fauves painted directly from nature as the Impressionist...
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[n] - an art movement launched in 1905 whose work was characterized by bright and non-natural colors and simple forms
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Painting style of early 20th century. The word means â€œWild Beastâ€?, so called because of the use of bold, clashing and vibrant colours. Henri Matisse and André Derain were leading artists known for this type of painting. The Fauve movement was a major influence in the paintings of the ear...
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Movement in modern French painting characterized by the use of very bold, vivid, pure colours. The name is a reference to the fact that the works seemed crude and untamed to many people at the time....
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Name given to the painting of Matisse, Derain and their circle from 1905 to about 1910. They were called les fauves - the wild beasts - because of their use of strident colour and apparently wild brushwork. Their subjects were highly simplified so their work was also quite abstract. Fauvism can be s...
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noun an art movement launched in 1905 whose work was characterized by bright and nonnatural colors and simple forms; influenced the expressionists
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style of painting that flourished in France around the turn of the 20th century. Fauve artists used pure, brilliant colour aggressively applied ... [10 related articles]
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Movement in modern French painting characterized by the use of very bold, vivid, pure colours. The name is a reference to the fact that the works seemed crude and untamed to many people at the time. The Fauves believed that colour and a strong linear pattern were more important than realistic repres...
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A short lived painting style in early 20th century France, which featured bold, clashing, arbitrary colors - colors unrelated to the appearance of forms in the natural world. Henri Matisse was its best-known practitioner. The word fauve means “wild beast.”
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A style of painting introduced in Paris in the early twentieth century, characterized by areas of bright, contrasting color and simplified shapes. The name les fauves is French for "the wild beasts."
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From the French word fauve , meaning "wild beast ." A style adopted by artists associated with Matisse, c. 1905-08. They painted in a spontaneous manner, using bold colors.
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1) Art movement 2) Artistic movement 3) Early 20th-century french art style
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