What is another word for fauvist?

2 synonyms found


[ fˈə͡ʊvɪst], [ fˈə‍ʊvɪst], [ f_ˈəʊ_v_ɪ_s_t]

Fauvism was an art movement popularized in the early 20th century. The term "fauvist" refers to an artist who practices or adheres to this artistic movement. Synonyms for fauvist include wild, bold, expressive, daring, and vibrant. Other terms that may be used to describe this style of art or the artists who create it include neo-impressionist, post-impressionist, and avant-garde. Fauvist artwork is characterized by intense colors, rough brushstrokes, and a lack of detail. Some famous fauvist artists include Henri Matisse and Andre Derain. Their artworks are still admired by art lovers and collectors today.

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How to use "Fauvist" in context?

The word "fauvist" is derived from the French word "faubourg" which means "a district in Paris where theenfants of working class families lived." In 1881, Gustave Courbet exhibited his paintings at the Salon des Independants in Paris, and the term "fauvism" was coined to describe the bold and experimental depictions of life in the working class district of Montmartre. Fauvism is considered to be the precursor to Modernist art, and the paintings of Henri Matisse, Andre Derain, and Maurice Utrillo are commonly associated with the term.

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