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  • So that was how his artistic career began, a career that over the following years would lead him to produce paintings in practically pure colours (hence the adjective fauve, meaning wild or literally "wild animal").

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  • We think of "fauve" as a historical term to denote turn-of-the century French artists whose work was considered wild.

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  • Someone should delete fundit's post ... fauve - my boyfriend and I were talking last night ... we're conservative.

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  • She smiles, hm, kind of has a nice fauvist quality to it, Canadian fauve … she nibbles a bit more croissant.

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  • Much more of the museum's B-plus collection (including Matisse's famous fauve "Woman With the Hat" and the best of the pre-drip Pollocks, "Guardians of the Secret") is on view.

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  • According to Lucien Reverd, the color palette for wool yarns at Gobelins in the 1660s was about 112 colors, including mixtures, based on the basic reference set of red-yellow-blue-fauve (his list does not mention black or undyed yarns) .14 reference The projected expansion of the palette was ambitious in its numbers alone; how much that expectation depended on reorganized and improved technique is unclear.

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  • As several different coloring materials may produce each primitive color, a separate page would record, for example, the shades of yellow obtained from yellow wood and yellows made with turmeric, fauve colors from nut husks, reds made from lac, cochineal, and madder; and so on.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • "Ruins of the Greek Theatre at Taormina" (1904-1905) ranks right up there -- in size, color, and quirky composition -- with anything the French artist painted as a fauve.

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  • Sentir le bouc/le fauve smell like a billygoat/ wild animal

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  • Conquete quelconque-'pinku kestufé vient t'coucher mon grand fauve '(je repete ceci est une hypothetique scene je peux donc en rajouter c HYPOTHETIQUE!!)

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