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  • adj. Of or pertaining to fauvism
  • n. An artist who used this style

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  • n. a member of a group of French painters who followed fauvism


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  • The exhibit features a dozen of Singh's emotionally upbeat, "fauvist" paintings.

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  • From there it is a short drive to Spain, but please don't miss Collioure, just before the border, a favourite haunt of the fauvist artists and famous for its anchovies.

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  • Artist James Barnett has created a series of well-executed "fauxvist" oil paintings (from the French fauvist) that look like something you might encounter in any fine gallery.

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  • She smiled and her attention was caught by a striking painting of calla lilies down in the fauvist style in bright colors.

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  • She smiles, hm, kind of has a nice fauvist quality to it, Canadian fauve … she nibbles a bit more croissant.

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  • I call him a painter; Wikipedia calls him a “fauvist painter and sculpter.”

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  • There follows the entire Wikipedia entry for Rik Wouters: “Rik Wouters (August 21, 1882, Mechelen — July 11, 1916, Amsterdam) was a Belgian fauvist painter and sculptor.”

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  • At that time, Mondrian himself had progressed from delicately gray river scenes to flattened, fauvist paintings of dunes by the sea.

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  • Somewhat brainier than the average British indie band - their fauvist-inspired name being only the tip of their intellectual iceberg - Lakeland lads Wild Beasts nevertheless began translating chin-stroker esteem into actual popularity with this superb second album.

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  • Atkinson Grimshaw nocturne, or local shops, especially Asian-owned ones, where the colour seems almost fauvist.

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