Henri MatisseAnd Fauvism
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...Henri Matisse. Fauvism was characterized by paintings that used intensely vivid, non-naturalistic and exuberant colors. Although the style was essentially expressionist, it similarly featured landscapes in which forms were distorted. Through an analysis of Fauvism and its manifestation in Henri Matisse’s paintings, an in-depth illustration into Matisse’s work will be established by focusing on ideas relating to expression, line drawings, human expression, space, perspective and light.
Matisse describes... Herchel Chipp’s book, Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book by Artists and Critics, communicates the artistic movement of Fauvism found in twentieth century Europe and specifically the works of...