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a member of a group of French painters who followed fauvism


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Painted in 1918, "Gladiolen" demonstrates Pechstein's debt to Fauve painters such as Henri Matisse and Vincent Van Gogh.
Dufy did not exhibit with Matisse and his group of Fauves at that first show, but he was excited by their creative use of color and drawing.
Before the Fauves, most paintings had depth, making them look like some parts are close to us and some other parts are far away.
It was a few years later in the Salon d'Automne of 1905, when Marque had two sculptures displayed alongside paintings by Matisse, Derain and Vlaminck, that the art critic Louis Vauxcelles famously described his work: "Amid the orgy of pure colour, the candor of the busts is surprising: Donatello among the Fauves.
Members of groups such as Die Brucke and the Blauer Reiter were initially influenced by the French Fauves movement, and their Russian contemporaries also tried to find new artistic truth in Paris, 'la Ville Lumiere'.
Thus, the exhibition examines the reception of Cezanne, Gauguin, and Van Gogh, the Neo-Impressionists with Signac, the Fauves with Matisse and the Cubists with Picasso in relation to the German Expressionist artists of Die Brucke (The Bridge) and Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider).
Adopte ses enfants maudits Dompte ses fauves insoumis Prends ta plume et ton encrier Eecris, illettre
When the Fauves began to show, Giry comments, '[c]ritics hostile to avant-garde art used such words as "spineless" and "incoherent" [.
But the word also evokes the Fauves, "primitive'" painters who used raw colour straight from the tube.
While Redon's early work influenced the Surrealist movement, the examples of his late color paintings can be seen in the work of Post-Impressionist painters Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) and Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940), and also on the Fauves, including Henri Matisse (1969-1954).
While he was influenced early on by Impressionism, he soon developed his own style using pure colours - something that would see Matisse and fellow artists be named Fauves, or wild beasts.
Henri Matisse, who died in 1954, is considered one of the most influential 20th-century artists, and a leader of the movement known as Les Fauves - "the wild beasts" - distinguished by open brush work, bright colours and often abstract design.
The Fauves also influenced him to use bold color and strong, linear pattern.
As Greenberg noted, Hofmann had lived in Paris on close terms with the Fauves and Cubists for a decade beginning in 1904, "during which both movements had their birth and efflorescence," and also had seen and absorbed the art and ideas of Kandinsky, Mondrian, Arp, Masson, and Miro.