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The Greatest Works Art Featuring Fauvism

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List of famous Fauvism artwork, listed alphabetically with photos when available. The Fauvism movement was an awakening in the world of art, producing new types of paintings and sculptures that the world had never seen before. This is a list of the most popular Fauvism art pieces, so art enthusiasts will likely recognize the names of the famous artists who created these pieces. These renowned pieces of Fauvism artwork are showcased in museums all over the world, so if you can't afford an expensive vacation then this list is a great substitute for seeing fine Fauvism art. In the chance that pictures of these historic Fauvism works of art aren't available, you can click on the name of the piece for more information.

This list has everything from Les toits de Collioure to Woman with a Hat.

If you want to know, "What is Fauvism art?" or "What are examples of Fauvism art?" then this list will answer your questions.
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  • The Green Stripe, also known as Portrait of Madame Matisse. The Green Line, is a portrait by Henri Matisse of his wife, Amélie Noellie Matisse-Parayre. He painted it in 1905, just prior to such works being derisively labeled as the creations of Les Fauves, along with similar works of André Derain and Maurice de Vlaminck. The painting hangs in Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen, Denmark....  more
    • Artist: Henri Matisse
    • Subject: Amélie Matisse
    • Genres (Art): Portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Fauvism
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    "Le Bonheur de Vivre" (1905-1906) is a painting by French artist Henri Matisse....  more
    • Artist: Henri Matisse
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Fauvism
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    Self-Portrait in a Striped T-shirt is a painting in oil on canvas by Henri Matisse from his Fauvism period, in the collection of Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark....  more
    • Artist: Henri Matisse
    • Subject: Henri Matisse
    • Genres (Art): Portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Fauvism
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    The Open Window, also known as Open Window, Collioure, is a painting by Henri Matisse. The work, an oil on canvas, was painted in 1905 and exhibited at the Salon d'Automne in Paris the same year. It was bequeathed in 1998 by the estate of Mrs. John Hay Whitney to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.. It is an example of the Fauvist style of painting that Matisse became famous for, and for which he was a leader, roughly between the years 1900–1909. The Open Window depicts the view out the window of his apartment in Collioure, on the Southern coast of France. We see sailboats on the water, as viewed from Matisse's hotel window overlooking the harbor. He returned frequently to the...  more
    • Artist: Henri Matisse
    • Subject: Collioure
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Fauvism
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