Presentation on theme: "Henri Matisse Movement, Style, School or Type of Art: Fauvism"— Presentation transcript:
1 Henri Matisse Movement, Style, School or Type of Art: Fauvism Date and Place of Birth:December 31, 1869, Le Cateau–Cambrésis, FranceLife:His works are characterized by big blocks of bold, vibrant colors and a deceptive simplicity. He and Picasso are probably the two artists who had the greatest influence on the course of 20th century art.Important Works:Madame Matisse ("The Green Line"), 1905La Joie de Vivre,The Dance, 1910The Red Studio, 1911Icarus, 1947Date and Place of Death:November 3, 1954, Nice, France
2 Les Fauves French for The Wild Beasts A short-lived and loose grouping of early 20th century Modern artistsWorks emphasized painterly qualities and strong color over the representational or realistic values retained by ImpressionismFauvism as a style began around 1900 and continued beyond 1910The movement lasted only three years, 1905–1907, and had three exhibitionsThe leaders of the movement were Henri Matisse and André Derain
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