So Many …isms, Part 9

Today’s blog deals with Fauvism. Fauvism was a short-lived movement of Modern Art in the early 20th century. The Fauve painters were the first to break with Impressionism as well as with older, traditional methods of perception. The artists work reflected strong spontaneous and expressive brush strokes and vibrant and unnaturalistic colors.

You can learn more about the movement here.

Some important Fauvsist were Henri Matisse and André Derain,

Below are contemporary artist who paint in a Fauvist style:


3 Responses to “So Many …isms, Part 9”

  1. Lovely group of work for this ism! Thanks for including me! Patty

  2. Lovely group of work indeed! I am honored to be included.
    Konnie Kim

  3. Hi Kelly,
    I like seeing the different fauvisms on your blog! If you like Matisse, please take a minute to look at my blog at: and thanks for allowing this comment.

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