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This is Matisse

Author: Ingram, Catherine
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 80
Pub Date: 27/04/2015
ISBN: 9781780674797
Availability: In stock
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Quick overview In the history of twentieth century modernism, Henri Matisse is a calm and unstoppable revolution of creative genius.
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In the history of twentieth century modernism, Henri Matisse is a calm and unstoppable revolution of creative genius. Trained originally in the French classical manner, he was inspired by the Impressionists and Cezanne to create in a style that brought out the beauty of colour, form and line by reducing them to their essentials. While considered a leader of the Fauves and an inspiration to most of the great figures in modern art, he wasn't particularly interested in being associated with any particular school or trend. A family man who worked 'office hours' in his studio he defies the image of the artist as enfant terrible or tortured soul. In a career spanning six decades, he produced masterpiece after masterpiece that constantly challenge how we perceive colour and form.

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