The Fauves

The Fauves

Born at the dawn of the 20th century, Fauvism burst onto the artistic scene at the 1905 Salon d'Automne with great controversy by throwing bright, vibrant colours in the face of artistic convention. Fuelled by change, artists like Matisse, Derain, and Vlaminck searched for a new chromatic language by using colour out of its habitual context. Freed from the strict technique advocated by the École des Beaux-Arts, they used blocky colours as their main resource, saturating… (more)

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Publisher: Parkstone International (January 15, 2012)

Collection: Art of Century

Parent ISBN: 9781844848478

Page count: 200 pages

File size: 76 MB

Language: English

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