André Derain

1880–1954

André Derain, ‘Henri Matisse’ 1905
Henri Matisse 1905
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Henri Matisse, ‘André Derain’ 1905
Henri Matisse
André Derain 1905
© Succession Henri Matisse/DACS 2017

André Derain (French: [dəʁɛ̃]; 10 June 1880 – 8 September 1954) was a French artist, painter, sculptor and co-founder of Fauvism with Henri Matisse.

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Return to order

A European art movement that came about following the First World War and characterized by a return to more traditional ...

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Fauvism

Fauvism is the name applied to the work produced by a group of artists (which included Henri Matisse and André ...

Tate Etc

‘I’ll find a way to slip in a great big incongruity from time to time’

In 1947 Magritte gave up what he called his ‘tactile conformism’ partly to distance himself from the rigours of Parisian ...

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Work of the Week: The Pool of London by André Derain

Tate Blog article: Work of the Week feature, André Derain's The Pool of London, 1906

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