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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1918, in Ghent.

Painter. Figures, seascapes.

Having studied at the fine art academy in Brussels, Marc Abel went on to work in Hamburg, Munich and London. His style was influenced by Fauvism. His favourite themes were the sea, ports, and cafés with girls. He also painted still-lifes and flowers....

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1908; died 2000.

Painter. Landscapes, landscapes with figures, waterscapes, mountainscapes, seascapes.

Henri Auchère's evolved over several different periods, and belies a Fauvist influence; he was advised from Montezin. He was also a jeweller.

Ateliers: Georges Roubaudo, Henri Auchère, Hans Keller...

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German, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 1951.

Painter. Portraits.

New Fauves.

Elvira Bach worked in West Berlin, and first exhibited at St Paul de Vence in 1986. Female portraits are the core of her work.

Munich, 5 June 1987: Red Nude (1983, oil on panel...

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Slav, 20th century, female.

Active in Germany.

Born 1885; died 1960.

Painter. Figures, nudes, landscapes, still-lifes.

Born in Yugoslavia, Erma Barrera-Bossi completed her arts studies in Munich. She worked within the parameters of neo-fauvist art.

Closely linked with Gabriele Münter and Kandinsky, she featured between ...

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1890, in Brussels; died 1953, in Brussels.

Painter. Figures, landscapes.

Gaston de Beer was a student at the academy of fine arts in Brussels. His painting belongs to the Brabantian Fauvist school.

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Swiss, 20th century, male.

Born 23 April 1882, in Pforzheim; died 1961, in Geneva.

Painter. Nudes, landscapes, portraits, still-lifes.

Alexandre Blanchet worked initially in Paris. Although his painting exhibits Expressionist, Fauvist and Cubist influences, it is clear that he was greatly influenced by the work of Cézanne in particular. This is most evident in his paintings of traditional Swiss themes, which are executed in a decidedly Post-Impressionist style. His forceful treatment of volume and space and his accomplished and evocative use of blocks of colour impart a sense of Cézanne-like 'sculpture' to his work. This similarity is intensified by his technique of painting parallel lines in different shades of the same colour, a feature of ...

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Els Maréchal

Term first used in 1941 by the Belgian critic Paul Fierens to describe the style of painting of an informal group of artists active in and around Brussels (Brabant province), c. 1910–23. Its founder-members included Fernand Schirren, Louis Thévenet, Willem Paerels (1878–1962), Charles Dehoy and ...

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Lewis Kachur

French painter, collagist, draughtsman, printmaker and sculptor. His most important contribution to the history of art was his role in the development of what became known as Cubism. In this Braque’s work is intertwined with that of his collaborator Pablo Picasso, especially from 1908 to 1912...

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1884, in Brussels; died 1953, in Dilbeek.

Painter. Figures, nudes, portraits, landscapes with figures, seascapes, still-lifes, flowers.

Brabant Fauvism.

Jean Brusselmans was apprenticed at a very early age to the Belgian Society of Lithographers ; he took evening courses from the age of fifteen until ...

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German, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1954, in Jena (Thuringia).

Painter.

New Fauves.

There have been solo exhibitions of Büttner's works in several galleries in Germany, the USA and Spain. He was influenced by the work of his fellow countryman Jorg Immendorf. His paintings use muted colours and synthetic compositions, and show a desire to use classical methods to express new ideas....