fauvism

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

Definition of fauvism

  1. :  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

fauvist

play \-vist\ noun or adjective often capitalized

1922

First Known Use of fauvism

1922


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