Definition of Fauvism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Fauvism

 noun
(also fauvism)noun
NAmE//ˈfoʊvɪzəm//
 
[uncountable](art)
 
jump to other results
a style of painting that uses bright colors and in which objects and people are represented in a non-realistic way. It was popular in Paris for a short period from 1905.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Fauvism