fauvism

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an art movement launched in 1905 whose work was characterized by bright and nonnatural colors and simple forms

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A fauvist woman, dressed as Matisse's "Lady in Blue," approached me.
It plays a role in the music of Wagner, Stravinsky, Schonberg, and Berg; in the paintings of the Impressionists, the Post-impressionists, the Fauvists, the Cubists, the Futurists, Dada, the Surrealists, and so in; in the poetics of Mallarme, Rimbaud, and Baudelaire in France; of Pound, Eliot, and Joyce in England and Ireland; of Kafka, Kraus, Musil, and Mann in Central Europe; and of Chekhov and Dostoevsky in Russia.
His compositions and ideas may be linked to impressionism, Toulouse-Lautrec and the Fauvists and his landscapes and figures to the works of Milton Avery.
Walking in art history's path, first trodden by the Fauvists and followed through by Warhol, Dylan returns to familiar themes such as Man on a Bridge and Woman in Red Lion Pub, transforming this generation of paintings - with the use of different tones and evocative shades - to breathe a new freshness into each of his works of art.
The fauvists freed his use of color, and he learned from the cubists, though he never joined them: "Let them eat their fill of their square peas on their triangular tables.
Matisse and his followers were called the Fauvists, after the French word meaning "wild beasts", because they painted in an uninhibited way.
Symbolism made it possible for the Fauvists and Cubists to realize that "ambitious painting" had to be "antiliterary.