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fauvism

noun, fau·vism often capitalized \ˈfō-ˌvi-zəm\

Definition of FAUVISM

:  a movement in painting typified by the work of Matisse and characterized by vivid colors, free treatment of form, and a resulting vibrant and decorative effect
fau·vist \-vist\ noun or adjective often capitalized
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First Known Use of FAUVISM

1922

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