The comprehensive special exhibition at the Kunstmuseum Basel presents the fabulous color experiments of the Fauves. A loose group of artists around Henri Matisse, André Derain and Maurice de Vlaminck carried out revolutionary color experiments at the beginning of the 20th century. The art critic Louis Vauxcelles gave them their name in 1905: To describe this clique of artists, still unknown in 1905, in his article, he used the term "fauves" - which can be translated into German as "wild beasts" or as "wild animals."
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