Maurice de Vlaminck
(1876 - 1958)
Maurice de Vlaminck was active/lived in New York / France, Unknown Country. Maurice de Vlaminck is known for fauve landscape painting.
Maurice Vlaminck and Andre Derain were good friends and neighbors in
France; they made a spectacular pair. Both were huge and both
wore conspicuous clothes. One of Vlaminck's favorite items of
costume was a painted wooden necktie. They lived and worked in a
seaside suburb called Chatou and invited Matisse to visit them
there. Thus began one of the most fruitful associations in modern
French art: Fauvism.
Despite their friendship there were wide
differences in their personalities as well as many similarities.
Vlaminck claimed to despise intellectual pursuits; Derain read
enormous numbers of books. Vlaminck called Derain "a hot-house
plant"; Derain's father forbade his son to b ... Displaying 750 of 4535 characters.