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Introduction
Maurice Denis (French: [dəni]; 25 November 1870 – 13 November 1943) was a French painter, decorative artist and writer, who was an important figure in the transitional period between impressionism and modern art. He was associated with Les Nabis then the Symbolist movement, and then with a return to neo-classicism. His theories contributed to the foundations of cubism, fauvism, and abstract art. Following the First World War, he founded the Ateliers d'Art Sacré (Workshops of Sacred Art), decorated the interiors of churches, and worked for a revival of religious art.
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Introduction
French painter and art theoritician. Comment on works: Landscapes, figures, genre
Nationality
French
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Author, Designer, Painter, Theorist
Names
Maurice Denis, Moris Deni, Denis, m. denis, M. Denis
Ulan
500032673
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