Definitions for "Fauvism"
The French version of Austro-German Expressionism.
French for, "wild beasts", an early 20th-century group of French painters whose work was characterized by distortion and violent colours; A style 20th-century Parisian painting characterized by areas of bright, contrasting colour and simplified shapes. Henri Matisse and Georges Rouault were leaders of this group.
A style of painting in which the artists communicate feelings through a personal use of color, usually bright and intense. It was started in France.