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why is the fauvism artist called les fauves or wild beasts​ -

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Answer: The name, Les Fauves was actually first used as a derogatory remark about their work by French art critic Louis Vauxcelles. Les Fauves actually means wild beasts it referred to Matisse and the others' choice of colors, indicating that their work was savage and primitive.