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At the turn of the twentieth century the revolt against academic, realistic painting continued and reduction of the dependence on objective reality led to alter the notions of humanity within intellectual and artistic circles. Synonymous with freedom, strength and transgression, the Fauvist movement was a true revolution of colour. Their spontaneous, response to nature was expressed in bold, …

At the turn of the twentieth century the revolt against academic, realistic painting continued and reduction of the dependence on objective reality led to alter the notions of humanity within intellectual and artistic circles. Synonymous with freedom, strength and transgression, the Fauvist movement was a true revolution of colour. Their spontaneous, response to nature was expressed in bold, undisguised brushstrokes and high-keyed, vibrant colours directly from the tube. The bright, misplaced pigments used were breaking rules on faithful chromatic representation that had remained in place …