Fauve



[fohv] /foʊv/

noun
1.
(sometimes lowercase) any of a group of French artists of the early 20th century whose works are characterized chiefly by the use of vivid colors in immediate juxtaposition and contours usually in marked contrast to the color of the area defined.
/French fov/
noun
1.
one of a group of French painters prominent from 1905, including Matisse, Vlaminck, and Derain, characterized by the use of bright colours and simplified forms
adjective
2.
(often not capital) of this group or its style

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