fauve fauve

Definition(s):

  • (n) a member of a group of French painters who followed fauvism

Usage(s):

  1. But the dealers think early fauve and impressionist paintings are today's price leaders for a simple reason: both periods were of relatively brief duration.
  2. Matisse's fauve years, with their hot drumfire of broken, dissonant color, were behind him.
  3. Prodded by his friends Othon Friesz and Raoul Dufy, he began to paint the colder northern light of Antwerp in a fauve style.

News

  • Fauve, Expressionist Masterpieces At Israel Museum

    JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — Beginning July 5, the Israel Museum will showcase Fauve and Expressionist paintings from one of the world’s most notable private collections of Modern art in the exhibition “Color Gone Wild: Fauve and Expressionist Masterworks from the Merzbacher Collection.”
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Antiques and the Arts

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