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Nibblefest Art Contest: ACEO: 'Fauve-y Rosie'

Art: Nibblefest Art Contest: ACEO: 'Fauve-y Rosie' by Artist Patience
One of two ACEO entries by me fo for the March 2011 Nibblefest Art Contest (NFAC),  the theme being 'Abstract'

When reflecting upon this month's theme, I thought about the various historical styles of Abstract art, and decided for fun to try my hand at a few of them.  Using a portrait format (of a woman named 'Rosie'), this is my own personal interpretation of a style often associated with the classic French artist, Henri Mattise, a known pioneer in the Fauvism art movement.  Matisse portrayed much diversity within his own artwork over the years, but was often known for relying on simplicity, as well as bold color and pattern, to express his point of view....


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