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“We were always intoxicated with color, with words that speak of color, and with the sun that makes colors live.” Andre Derain, a French artist, painter, sculptor and co-founder of Fauvism with Henri Matisse, was born on June 10, 1880.
“I don’t follow any system. All the laws you can lay down are only so many props to be cast aside when the hour of creation arrives.” Raoul Dufy, the French Fauvist painter, brother of Jean Dufy, was born on June 3, … Continue reading
“The artist discards all theories, both his own and those of others. He forgets everything when he is in front of his canvas.” Georges Rouault, a French painter, draughtsman, and printer, whose work is often associated with Fauvism and Expressionism, … Continue reading
“In art, theories are as useful as a doctor’s prescription; one must be sick to believe them.” Maurice de Vlaminck, fauvist painter, who was born on April 4, 1876.
“For me, painting is a way to forget life. It is a cry in the night, a strangled laugh.” Georges Rouault
“What I wish to show when I paint is the way I see things with my eyes and in my heart.” Raoul Dufy