Tag Archives: Fauvism

L’art a pour mission d’égaliser le temps

French artist André Derain was born on June 10, 1880. Along with his friend Henri Matisse, he was the founder of the Fauvist movement. A key moment in his career was when he was commissioned to paint a series of … Continue reading

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Le tableau est fini quand il a effacé l’idée

French artist Georges Braque was born on May 13, 1882. Like his father and grandfather before him, he became a house painter and interior decorator. On the side, however, he started taking art classes to explore his interest in painting … Continue reading

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Il y a des fleurs partout pour qui veut bien les voir

French artist Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse was born on December 31, 1869. He was educated as a lawyer but turned to art when his mother bought him painting supplies during a period of convalescence from appendicitis. Matisse left law to study art … Continue reading

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