Portrait of Madame Matisse (The green line), 1...

Portrait of Madame Matisse Matisse

Les Fauves, “the wild beasts” is an artistic group that began in the early twentieth-century from 1904–1908 that emphasized strong, bright color over realism using wild brush strokes. The subjects of the pieces were simplistic and abstract, a mode of Expressionism. The leaders of the movement were Henri Matisse and Andre Derain.

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Les toits de Collioure Matisse

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Self Portrait in Studio Andre Derain

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Charing Cross Bridge Andre Derain

Other Links:

Wikimedia:Fauvism   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fauvism

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Fauvism   http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/fauv/hd_fauv.htm

Google Images: “The Fauvre Art”   http://www.google.com/search?q=the+fauve+art+images&hl=en&nord=1&biw=1600&bih=775&site=webhp&prmd=imvns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=A_OhTpxL5MqxArKQ0aEF&ved=0CC8QsAQ

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