The decorative landscape, Fauvism, and the arabesque of observation

Benjamin, Roger
June 1993
Art Bulletin;Jun93, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p295
Academic Journal
Proposes landscape as an artifice in which place is `staged' decoratively. Historical discourse on decorative landscape; Emergent category in the 1890s; Fauve landscape; Arabesque indicating trans-cultural status; Employment of arabesque by Matisse and Derain.


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