Essay Question #1: 10 points
Describe the art movement Fauvism. Why were they named that? Who were significant artists that belonged to the Fauves. What set them apart from the artists before them? Where did their ideas come from? Who were their influences?
Fauvism was a liberal movement where artists experimented on their color and style choices, by choosing vivid and brightest colors to being out art in its purest form. The term fauvism (coined in 1905 by Louis Vauxcelles) arose from the word “fauves” meaning “wild beasts”, because of its boldness and the shocking reaction it evoked among Continue reading...