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The École de Paris

Around the end of World War I in 1914, Paris became the art center of Europe, attracting a group of young artists from abroad who came here to find their own style and ideas and to engage in creation.

They all have different personalities and unique styles, and they express their inner feelings such as lyricism, homesickness and sadness in their works. The things they feel in life make them familiar and draw inspiration from each other. Their creative style has become the well-known "The École de Paris ".

The École de Paris has two meanings: broad and narrow. The broad definition is the entire modern painting movement that developed with Paris as its center, including Fauvism, Cubism, Surrealism, and the art movement in Paris today.

However, the "The École de Paris " referred to by art historians mostly refers to a narrow sense of the highly expressive, sentimental and individual painting style developed by painters who immigrated to Paris from foreign countries during the First World War and in the 1920s after the war. Historians collectively call it the "The École de Paris ".

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