FAUVISM1 - FAUVISM KEYDATES:19051908

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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 
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ARH ARH2000 taught by Professor Karenroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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