In 1905, he and his colleagues were branded the Fauves
(the wild beasts) because of their unconventional use of colour.
And the students took inspiration from French artist Henri Matisse, a group of artists known as the Fauves
, and colourists to reimagine Paisley icons associated with theTown Hall.
Georgiou, Athina Frenaritou, Daphne Christoforou and Eleni Phyla, while foreign artists include Alec Cumming and Michaela Yearwood Dan from the UK, Alejandra Atares and Spok Brillor from Spain, Greek Nikos Gyftakis and Rania Bellou, Fatma Shanan from Israel, John Paul Fauves
from Costa Rica and Vanessa Prager from the US.
Other headliner highlights include electro poppers BooHooHoo, epic rock quintet OCEVNS and Fauves
. Closing the fest are rock quartet The Ninth Wave.
Between two bouts of military service in 1904 and 1914, Andre Derain--one of the original Fauves
and certainly the best not named Matisse--executed three bodies of work that secured his place in the second tier of avant-garde painting.
"There, before the First World War, they were exposed to the Fauves
is French for 'wild beasts') whose leader was Matisse.
In "Alexei Jawlensky", art expert Vivian Barnet focuses specifically on one of the lesser known Expressionist artists of the Blue Rider movement in a richly illustrated volume that presents the colorful paintings illustrating how the artist was influenced, apart from the German Expressionists, by the art of Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse and the Fauves
, and by Ferdinand Hodler.
Members of groups such as Die Brucke and the Blauer Reiter were initially influenced by the French Fauves
movement, and their Russian contemporaries also tried to find new artistic truth in Paris, 'la Ville Lumiere'.
Thus, the exhibition examines the reception of Cezanne, Gauguin, and Van Gogh, the Neo-Impressionists with Signac, the Fauves
with Matisse and the Cubists with Picasso in relation to the German Expressionist artists of Die Brucke (The Bridge) and Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider).
Adopte ses enfants maudits Dompte ses fauves
insoumis Prends ta plume et ton encrier Eecris, illettre!
11: 'Between 1904 and 1907 the Fauves
did some original thinking on the problems facing them and found innovatory artistic solutions.
But the word also evokes the Fauves
, "primitive'" painters who used raw colour straight from the tube.