Fauvism

Maurice de Vlaminck at his studio, Normandy, France, 1949 - photo by Gjon Mili

Maurice de Vlaminck

An artist, writer, anarchist, musician, cyclist and painter, Maurice de Vlaminck is remembered in history of art as one of the most important figures of French modern art at the turn of the 20th century. Influenced by Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh and supported by Henri Matisse, Vlaminck’s expressive landscape images and exuberant vivid […]...

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André Derain - Golden Age - Image via wikiartorg search for home page of gallery museum

Andre Derain

An often overlooked founding member of Fauvism, André Derain was a painter whose innovative landscape and cityscape paintings heavily impacted the artist’s contemporary scene. For the majority of his career, especially the early periods of it, Derain...

Georges Braque - profile, cubism, modernism

Georges Braque

Having the long painting career that started from the Impressionist and Fauvist visual language, Georges Braque found himself at the forefront of the revolutionary and progressive art movement of Cubism. Side by side with one of the greatest names of the...

Jean Puy

Jean Puy was a French Fauvist artist born in 1876. His work was included in various solo and group exhibitions....

William Zorach - Sleeping Cat

William Zorach

William Zorach was an American sculptor, painter, printmaker, and writer whose works can be found in numerous private, corporate, and public collections in the USA. Featured image: William Zorach – Sleeping Cat – photo credits Taylor | Graham...

Raoul Dufy - The casino of Nice, 1929 (detail), fauvism

Raoul Dufy

Raoul Dufy was a French Fauvist painter, draftsman, and printmaker, known for leisure scenes, seascapes, and domestic interiors painted in his typical colorful, decorative style....

Georges Rouault - Christ and Apostles, 1937-38 (detail), expressionism, fauvism

Georges Rouault

Georges Rouault was a French expressionist artist, recognizable for his rough painterly style and thick black brushstrokes that outline the subjects of his paintings. Rouault depicted uncommon subjects, such as clowns and circus performers, but also religious...

Kees van Dongen - Woman in a Black Hat (Detail) - Image Copyright State Hermitage Museum

Kees van Dongen

Cornelis Theodorus Maria ‘Kees’ van Dongen, better known as Kees van Dongen, was a Dutch painter who created in the Fauvism movement. He gained a reputation for his sensuous, sometimes garish, portraits....

Henri Matisse, artist, photo credits - Business Destinations

Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse was a French painter and printmaker, as well as one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. His stylistic innovations fundamentally altered the course of modern art and greatly affected the works of several generations of...

Maurice Estuve - Composition 166 (Detail), 1957 - Image Copyright Tate Gallery

Maurice Esteve

Maurice Estève, born in 1904, was a French self-taught artist, known for painting and drawing, and creating in a kind of Cubist Fauvism. Paul Cézanne was the greatest influence for Estève. He died in Culan, France, a place he was born in, in 2001....

Henri Evenepoel

Henri-Jacques-Edouard Evenepoel was a Belgian artist whose most important works are associated with Fauvism. Featured Image: Henri Evenepoel – Photo of the artist – Image via pinterest.com...

Henri Manguin

Henri Manguin was a French painter, associated with Les Fauves. Manguin was greatly influenced by impressionism, as is seen in his use of bright pastel hues. Featured image: Henri Manguin – Le Rocher (Detail), 1906 – image via wikimedia.org...

Jean Metzinger - Nu Couch (Reclining Figure), detail, 1946, photo via wikiart.com

Jean Metzinger

Jean Metzinger was a major 20th-century French painter, theorist, writer, critic and poet, who along with Albert Gleizes, developed the theoretical foundations of Cubism. His earliest works, from 1900 to 1904, were influenced by the Neo-impressionism of...

Albert Marquet

Albert Marquet was a French Fauvist painter born in 1987 in Bordeaux. He was best known for his landscapes surrounding Paris. Featured image: Albert Marquet – Pons, Charente-Maritime (detail), 1901, photo via Wikiart...

Othon Friesz

Achille-Émile Othon Friesz, better known as Othon Friesz, was a French painter of landscapes, figures, and still life. Featured image: Friesz Othon – The Cottage (detail), 1901, image via Wikiart.org...

Henri Charles Manguin

Henri Manguin was a French Fauvist painter known for his bright pastel colours. He was born in Paris in 1874 and died in Saint Tropez in 1949. Featured image: Henri Manguin – Le Rocher (detail), 1906, photo via Wikipedia.org...

John Little

John Little is a Canadian artist best known for his urban images of the city of Montreal in oils, in the Fauvist style....

Natalia Goncharova

Natalia Goncharova was a Russian avant-garde painter born in 1881. She was also costume designer, writer, illustrator, and set designer....