Homework 10.1: Fauvism

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10.1Fauvism


Henri Matisse and the Fauves (National Gallery of Art)
http://www.nga.gov/feature/artnation/fauve/index.shtm

1. According to this resource, what was the reaction to the works that Matisse and his colleagues showed at the 1905 Salon d’Automne, and what nickname were they given?

2.  According to this resource, what was distinctive about the way the Fauves used color?

3.  According to this resource, how did Matisse maximize the intensity of his colors in Open Window, Collioure?

4.  According to this resource, how is this painting of an “open window” not like a window at all?


Henri Matisse,
Bonheur de Vivre (Joy of Life), oil on canvas, 1905-06 (Barnes Foundation)
http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/fauvism-matisse.html

1. According to this resource, how is this picture similar to Titian’s Bachanal of the Andrians?
2. According to this resource, what was so “daring” about this picture?

3.  According to this resource, how does the shifting perspectives in this picture relate to Cézanne?

4.  According to this resource, what painting did Pablo Picasso paint as a response to Matisse’s picture?