Fauvist movement in painting associated with Henri Matisse, 1915, from Fr. fauve, "wild beast" (12c., in Old French "fawn-colored horse, dark-colored thing, dull," from Frankish *falw-, from the Germanic root of FALLOW (Cf. fallow) (adj.)). Coined by French art critic Louis Vauxcelles at Autumn Salon of 1905. It was a reaction against impressionism, featuring vivid use of colors. Related: Fauvism.

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  • fauvist — FAUVÍST, Ă adj. Referitor la fauvism, propriu fauvismului. // s.m. şi f. Adept al fauvismului. [pron. fo vist, scris şi fovist. / cf. fr. fauviste]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • Fauvist — n. one who belongs to the Fauvist movement (20th century artistic movement characterized by the use of vivid colors and sharp contrasts) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fauvist — noun or adjective see fauvism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fauvist — See fauvism. * * * …   Universalium

  • fauvist — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to fauvism 2. noun An artist who used this style …   Wiktionary

  • Fauvist — Fau|vịst, der; en, en <meist Pl.> (Kunstwiss.): Vertreter des Fauvismus. * * * Fau|vịst, der; en, en <meist Pl.>: Vertreter des Fauvismus: der frühe F., später Kubist, der Maler Georges Braque (Marek, Notizen 87) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Fauvist — Fau|vist 〈[fovı̣st] m.; Gen.: en, Pl.: en; Mal.〉 Vertreter des Fauvismus …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Fauvist — Fau|vist der; en, en <zu ↑...ist> Vertreter des Fauvismus …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • fauvist — fau·vist …   English syllables

  • fauvíst — in fovíst a [fov ] m (ȋ) predstavnik fauvizma: francoski fauvisti; slike fauvistov …   Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika

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