Fauvism 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About the Art Movement

August 1, 2022By Joe LatimerArt, Artist, Fauvism, Henri Matisse, Impressionism

Where Does It Come From  Fauvism is an art movement that originated in France back in the 20th century and was characterized by bright colors and prominent, bold brushstrokes as opposed to traditional and subtle forms of painting that were introduced through Impressionism. Fauvist art was symbolist and depicted bright landscapes and figure paintings, often … Read More

Why Does Everyone Forget Matisse?

May 1, 2022By Joe LatimerArt, Artist, Fauvism, Henri Matisse

Whenever anyone thinks of early 20th-century post-Impressionist artists, everybody always thinks of Picasso. It’s always Picasso, Picasso, Picasso! It begs the question, why? How is it that the average layman who doesn’t know anything about art history is familiar with the work of Picasso, but not with many (or often any) of his contemporaries? Of … Read More