performance "three-dimensional fauvistic painting"
(photos by Tanya Cnossen)
Fauvistic painting was en vogue in the early years of the 20th c. It uses pure and bright, mostly primary, colours plus black and white. No colour gradients, no highlights and shadows. The technique makes for flat, two-dimensional paintings. Well, the question arose - would such painting still look flat if made on a three-dimensional surface?
So we decided to find out by experiment ....