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While enrolled in the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Charles Camoin met fellow students Henri Matisse and Albert Marquet; the three of them, along with Georges Roualt, Henri Manguin, Andre Derain, and Maurice de Vlaminck, formed the group of artists christened the Fauves (wild beasts) for their wild expressionistic use of color and refusal to conform to the standards of the Paris Salon. The Fauves used both bold lines and flat planes, but emphasized color above all else, choosing it to express emotional states of mind, a technique that would eventually give birth to the Post-Modernist Abstract Expressionists and Color...
Created by: Camoin, Charles