{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

FAUVISM1 - FAUVISM KEYDATES:19051908 ,Fauvismwas , ,

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
FAUVISM KEY DATES: 1905-1908 The first of the major avant-garde movements in European 20th century art, Fauvism was  characterised by paintings that used intensely vivid, non-naturalistic and exuberant colours. The style was essentially expressionist, and generally featured landscapes in which forms were  distorted. The Fauves first exhibited together in 1905 in Paris. They found their name when a critic  pointed to a renaissance-like sculpture in the middle of the same gallery as the exhibition and  exclaimed derisively 'Donatello au milieu des fauves!' ('Donatello among the wild beasts!'). The name 
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online