Thursday, September 25, 2014

4th grade Fauves

The fourth graders agreed with Henri Matisse that, perhaps, being called a "wild beast" wasn't such a bad thing after all.  The art movement Matisse and Andre Derain created in 1904, Fauvism, was the inspiration for our wildly-colorful artworks based on endangered animals.  We discussed many characteristics of Fauvism and I hope you notice some in these awesome paintings (thick black lines, heavy use of complementary colors...).  Great Job!

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