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The Fauves

Australia, 1980 (MIFF 1981, Films on the Plastic Arts (1))

Director: Ross R. Campbell

An examination in detail of paintings which contributed to Fauvism, the brief , explosive development in modern art characterised by violent colors and simplified forms. the 'wild beasts' are represented by pantings of Derain, Vlaminck and Matisse.

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