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date: 22 September 2019

Fauvism 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms
Author(s):

Michael Clarke

The first of the major European avant-garde movements to have emerged between the turn of the 20th century and the outbreak of the First World War, it was distinguished by its concentration on a use of colour freed from a purely descriptive role and employed, instead, for expressive and emotional effect. The leading figure of Fauvism was ... ...

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