from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Derain, André 1880-1954. French artist who was one of the original fauvists but eventually adopted a more conservative style.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See deraign, deraignment.
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- n. French painter and exponent of fauvism (1880-1954)
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Drawing on André Derain, Juan Gris, Matisse, Giorgio Morandi and Jacques Villon, Mr. Kerkam built masterfully solid and architectonic pictures, twinkling with light, that express universal values.
Meanwhile, a wonderfully colorful and tranquil scene of boats on the water, "Bateaux à Collioure" 1905 by Fauve painter Andr é Derain is estimated at £ 4 million- £ 6 million.
Though De Niro's Abstract Expressionist palette is slightly more somber than his European influences (Bonnard, Matisse, Derain), everything from the flat, solid color backgrounds to the rigorous geometric organization of space invites comparison.
The sale of the Derain comes with a fascinating back story.
Imagine the stunned reaction when the vault was finally opened 40 years later: not only the Derain, looking as if it could have been painted that day, but a lost hoard of works by Cézanne, Matisse, Gauguin and Renoir.
Olivier Senn, a cotton trader, collected the paintings and drawings of Monet, Renoir, Sisley, Pissarro, Degas and those who followed including Bonnard, Matisse and Derain among others; and in 2004, his granddaughter gave his considerable collection to the Malraux Museum.
Painted in 1905, in the coastal town of Collioure in the South of France where Derain and Matisse spent the summer working together, it is the Fauve artist's most important work ever to come to auction and reflects the influence of the intensely bright Mediterranean light.
As the Russian impressario's last choreographer for the Ballets Russes, young Balanchine knew the work of such artists as Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Derain, Picasso, Matisse, Mir,
Vestavia sipped his scotch while Derain and Ostrovsky listed environmental changes in Australia and Russia.
“Once they do comply those who have demanded the troops be brought home will find the doors to the U.S. wide open for terrorists, who will make our job much easier,” Derain said enthusiastically.