Fauvism– An introduction | overview | Easy explanation
The Dance. 1906. Oil on canvas, 1.75 x 2.25 m.

Fauvism– An introduction | overview | Easy explanation

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Fauvism- Introduction- 50 words

Category: 1 (Visual art)

Category: 2 (Artists)

Fauvism- Introduction through upper written categories.

These two above written categories, “Visual art” and “Artists” comprise an essential aspect of the life of this artist. Fauvism is an art style of elite class which played a vital role in Fauvism renaissance movement.

You would know these things in this article:- Artists and style, Origins, Salon des Indépendants 1906 & Salon d’Automne 1905.

There are other art movements such as “Minimalism,” “Post-impressionism” and “Vanitas”which are similar to some extent.

Some artists of Fauvism come from other art styles such as Henri Matisse, André Derain, Georges Braque, Maurice de Vlaminck, and Marc Chagall.

This art movement (Fauvism) has many famous paintings/artworks such as “Woman with a Hat,” “The Dessert Harmony in Red,” and “Dance- Matisse.”

If you see the beauty of these paintings, then “Portrait of Madame Matisse” comes at first place which is beautiful, “The happiness of life,” sometimes comes at the second place due to its demand.

If you (As a/an Fauvism student) really want to read comprehensively then read these sections– “Visual art (artistic approach)” and “Artists (Other aspects).”

These categories comprise in-depth knowledge, especially- “Visual art”-A Category.

FAUVISM was an art movement, and if you want to read about Fauvism comprehensively, then you should also cover its most famous artist– Henri Matisse, André Derain, Georges Braque, Maurice de Vlaminck, and Marc Chagall.

But if you have less time, then you may select- Fauvism Characteristic section.

Fauvism- Characteristics

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Fauvism- 4 Frequently asked questions

  1. What is Fauvism?

Fauvism is an art movement, and the Fauvism artist tries to express artistic thought through Fauvism paintings/artworks.

There are so many artists such as Henri Matisse, André Derain, and Georges Braque who defined this art style through their artworks such as “Woman with a Hat,” “The Dessert Harmony in Red” and “Dance- Matisse.”

Thus Fauvism is a pastiche of many different art styles such as “Minimalism,” “Post-impressionism,” “Vanitas” etc.

  1. Why is Fauvism still popular today?

There are two things, the demand of Fauvism paintings/artworks and fame of Fauvism artists. Still, there are many artworks which are in huge demand such as “Woman with a Hat,” “The Dessert Harmony in Red” and “Portrait of Madame Matisse.”

Still, there are many European exhibitions which display– “Woman with a Hat,” “Portrait of Madame Matisse,” “Dance- Matisse.”

These Fauvism paintings show the popularity of this art style. Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall, and Georges Braque are other factors of its popularity.

  1. What do you think about Fauvism?

Fauvism is an artistic and intellectual art movement which has a complicated history; Fauvism was the way of expression for “Marc Chagall,” “Georges Braque” and “Henri Matisse.”

In philosophy and the history of ideas, this art style is very diverse. See category- “Visual art” and “Artists.”

You would get the depth of this art style, through Fauvism artworks, artists try to emphasize on the free flow of expression.

Artworks of Fauvism artists explore the relationship between celebrity culture (Visual art) and visual expression (Artists).

  1. What are the features of Fauvism?

This art style is trendy; Fauvism emerged in 1905 as a/an Fauvism movement when there was artistic standoff among European countries.

Some artists such as “Maurice de Vlaminck,” “Henri Matisse” and “Marc Chagall.”

Actually, if you want to know the features of the Fauvism movement, then you should read about “Henri Matisse” and “André Derain.” And you may also know it by going through these categories- “Visual art” and “Artists.”

These categories cover everything comprehensively.

Fauvism- Five topmost artists

Henri Matisse

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Andre Derain

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Georges Braque

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Maurice de Vlaminck

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Marc Chagall

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Fauvism- Introduction of these artists.

1st HENRI MATISSE– Henri Matisse is the artist of Fauvism art movement who played a vital role in the Fauvism art movement renaissance, the date of birth of this artist is 31 December 1869, and the place of birth is- Pob1.

This artist is known for/as Julian Academy, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Gustave Moreau (French artist). Due to regional effect, Paintings of this Fauvism artist show resemblance with these areas. The artistic qualification of this artist is- Julian Academy, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Gustave Moreau (French artist).

But still, it’s a beauty of this Fauvism art movement that you may compare these artworks with each other- “Dance- Matisse,” “The Dessert Harmony in Red,” “Woman with a Hat,” “The happiness of life” and “Portrait of Madame Matisse.”

Notable works:- Woman with a Hat (1905) & La Danse (1909).

Qualification:- Julian Academy, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Gustave Moreau (French artist).

2nd ANDRÉ DERAIN– The date of birth of André Derain is 10 June 1880, this artist was born during the Fauvism period when the Fauvism art movement was on the peak wherein André Derain had played a vital role in this art movement.

The date of birth of this artist is 10 JUNE 1880, and the place of birth is- POB2. The artistic qualification of this artist is- Camillo Academy, Julian Academy (French sculptor, painter, artist and co-founder of Fauvism).

Notable works:- Self-portrait in studio 1903 & View of Cagnes, 1910.

Qualification:- Camillo Academy, Julian Academy (French sculptor, painter, artist and co-founder of Fauvism).

3rd GEORGES BRAQUE– This name also emerged during the Fauvism art movement. The artwork demand of Georges Braque is a little bit lesser than Henri Matisse.

But the artworks of this artist (Georges Braque) are also very beautiful. The artistic qualification of this artist is- School of Paris (French painter, collagist, draughtsman).

Notable works:- Pitcher and Violin 1909–10 & Femme tenant une Mandoline 1910.

Qualification:- School of Paris (French painter, collagist, draughtsman).

4th MAURICE DE VLAMINCK– The artistic qualification of this artist is- Controversial Salon d’Automne exhibition (French painter).  Maurice de Vlaminck is the artist of the Fauvism art movement who also played a vital role in the Fauvism art movement renaissance.

The date of birth of this artist is 4 April 1876, and the place of birth is pob4. This artist is known for/as Controversial Salon d’Automne exhibition (French painter).

Notable works:- Village 1912 & Town on the Bank of a Lake 1909.

Qualification:- Controversial Salon d’Automne exhibition (French painter).

5th MARC CHAGALL– The date of birth of this artist is 6 July 1887, and the artistic qualification of this artist is- Art school (Russian-French artist of Belarusian). The artworks demand of Marc Chagall is a little bit lesser than Henri Matisse.

But then also, paintings of this Fauvism artist remain in high demand.

Notable works:- The Fiddler 1912 & Still-life 1912.

Qualification:- Art school (Russian-French artist of Belarusian).

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