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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An art movement launched in 1905 whose work was characterized by bright and nonnatural colors and simple forms.

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  • The painting shocked the art world when it went on display that fall in Paris and launched a new movement called fauvism, from the French word for wild.
  • The "fauvism" effect we chose had a funky-but-fun effect that used bold colors and lines.
  • Below, the photo gets the fauvism treatment by PhotoArtomation. com.
  • After Lenin's death in 1924, experimenting with such avant-garde styles as cubism and fauvism became suspect. for more
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