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The Fauves at Recoletos

Category: Art & Culture November 4, 2016
Restaurant de la Machine à Bougival, ca. 1905. (Detail). © Maurice de Vlaminck. VEGAP, 2016.

Restaurant de la Machine à Bougival, ca. 1905. (Detail). © Maurice de Vlaminck. VEGAP, 2016.

The show presented at the MAPFRE Foundation’s Recoletos Exhibition Hall displays paintings, drawings and ceramics to illustrate the creative revolution brought in by Fauvism, the movement that between 1904 and 1908 opened up the way for the historic avant-garde and included artists like Matisse, Derain and Dufy.

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