Salon d'automne - autumn salon


Organized in Paris in 1903 and continuing to operate, founders were Georges Rouault, Andre Derain, Henri Matisse and Albert Marquet. It was a break through exhibition venue of rebellion against conservatives running the Paris Salon. Immediately Salon dAutomne became the showcase for innovation in 20th century sculpture and painting. Other painters who were active include Auguste Rodin, Pierre Renoir, Paul Cezanne and Pablo Picasso. Source:'Automne