NYC - MoMA: André Derain's London Bridge
London Bridge, winter 1906. Oil on canvas, 26 x 39" (66 x 99.1 cm). André Derain, French, 1880-1954 André Derain was co-founder of Fauvism with Henri Matisse. In March 1906, the noted art dealer Ambroise Vollard sent Derain to London to compose a series of paintings with the city as subject. In 30 paintings (29 of which are still extant), Derain put forth a portrait of London that was radically different from anything done by previous painters of the city such as Whistler or Monet. With bold…
André Derain - part 1
This is the first part of a two-part post on the works of André Derain (1880 – 1954), who was a French painter and co-founder of Fauvism with Henri Matisse. He was born in 1880 in Chatou, Yvelines, Île-de-France, just outside Paris. My personal belief is that Derain did his best work, the colourful Fauvist works, in a very narrow period of his career, namely the first decade of the C20th. I particularly like the work he did over a period of only two years, 1906 and 1907 – the paintings from…
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