Definition of Fauvist in English:


noun & adjective

  • See Fauvism

    • ‘It has a good set of beaches, catacombs to explore, and some remarkable fauvist geology.’
    • ‘Add lists of English portrait painters or fauvists.’
    • ‘In 1921 he travelled to Paris, where, following a meeting with Picasso, he abandoned the fauvist style that he had previously espoused and began to experiment with cubism.’
    • ‘Kirchner's paintings, with their vivid colours and emotional content, paralleled the art of the fauvists.’
    • ‘In well-crafted chapters, Blake describes the interaction between primitivism and the fauvists, cubists, dadaists, surrealists, and, lastly, purists.’