Fauvism (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Author: Sarah Whitfield
Publisher: New York : Thames and Hudson, 1996.
Series: World of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This volume recounts the formation and dissolution of the Fauve art movement; the movement as such lasted only a few years, 1904-1908. Fauvism is the style of les Fauves (French for "the wild beasts"), a short-lived and loose group of early twentieth-century artists whose works emphasized painterly qualities and strong color over the representational or realistic values retained by Impressionism. The leaders of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Whitfield
ISBN: 0500202273 9780500202272
OCLC Number: 28065867
Description: 216 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: The path to colour --
In the face of nature --
Marketing the new --
Landscape into fauvism --
Dreams of other spaces --
A new grand manner --
Select bibliography --
List of illustrations --
Series Title: World of art.
Responsibility: Sarah Whitfield.


Les Fauvres (the wild beasts) was the nickname given in 1905 to a group of painters led by Henri Matisse and including Derain, Vlaminck, Braque and Dufy. This work offers a reappraisal of this  Read more...


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