Fauvism to Francis Bacon

To develop further skills in using pastels.  To develop an understanding about Fauvism.  To start to understand colour theory.

Key Words  Fauvism  Expressionism  Alexei Jawlensky

Art movement from 1905-1907. Artist include Henri Matisse, Andre Derain and Alexei von Jawlensky. Fauvist paintings can be recognised by their bright non realistic colours. The style is expressionist and is usually landscapes where forms are distorted. Les Fauves – French for The Wild Beasts.

Art movement from 1905-1907. Artist include Henri Matisse, Andre Derain and Alexei von Jawlensky.
Henri Matisse La Musique 1939

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Fauvist paintings can be recognised by their bright non realistic colours. The style is expressionist and is usually landscapes where forms are distorted. Les Fauves – French for The Wild Beasts.

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Andre Derain The Turning Road 1906

1864-1941  Born in Russia  Lived and painted most of his life in Germany

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Alexel von Jewesky Mystical Head 1917

Use your pastels and work as if you were a Fauvist Painter like Jawlensky.  Use intense vivid colours on your distorted image like the Fauves

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Alexel von Jewesky Mystical Head 1917

Looking at distortion draw a portrait in a curved reflective surface e.g. spoon, kettle.

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