Henri Matisse

Author: Jane O'Connor
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ISBN: 9781442003002
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Presents the life and work of Henri Matisse in the form of a child's school report, where Keesia learns that over his long career, Matisse made paintings, sculpture, books, costumes, and cut-outs. Simultaneous.

Henri Matisse

Author: Henri Matisse
Editor: Prestel Pub
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Although Henri Matisse?s paintings and drawings are some of the most revered in the art world, his cutouts are widely believed to represent the culmination of his artistic career. This elegantly produced volume presents all aspects of Matisse's cut-outs, from the early models for Jazz to the large scale works that dominated his final creative period.

Henri Matisse

Author: Xavier-Gilles Néret
Editor: Taschen America Llc
ISBN: 9783836536295
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The reputation of Henri Matisse (1869-1954) as the most important artist of the modern era is rivaled only by Picasso -- who himself said, "All things considered, there is only Matisse." Towards the end of his monumental career as a painter, sculptor, and lithographer, an elderly, sickly Matisse was unable to stand and use a paintbrush for a longer period of time. In this late phase of his life -- he was almost 80 years of age -- he developed the technique of creating brightly colored paper cut-outs. These gouaches decoupees (gouache cut-outs) represented a revolution in modern art, yet their simplicity was dismissed by many critics as the folly of a senile old man. Later critics realized that Matisse had found a brilliant solution to the age-old conflict between line and color -- one that would profoundly influence generations of artists to come.

Henri Matisse Cut Outs Drawing With Scissors

Author: Gilles Néret
Editor: Taschen
ISBN: 9783836567190
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This fresh edition of TASCHEN's award-winning XXL volume explores Matisse's gouaches decoupées, produced during the final years of his life. Discover the complete history of these bright, bold cut-outs through rare photographs by the likes of Henri Cartier-Bresson and F. W. Murnau, as well as texts from poets like Louis Aragon, Matisse's son-in-...

The American Matisse

Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Editor: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 1588393526
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"In a career spanning over six decades, the New York art dealer Pierre Matisse (1900-1989) contributed substantially to the advancement of modern art. At his eponymous gallery on East Fifty-seventh Street, he showed several now legendary artists for the first time outside Europe. The collection--paintings, sculpture, and drawings by Balthus, Bonnard, Chagall, Derain, Dubuffet, Giacometti, Magritte, and the dealer's own father, Henri Matisse, among others--was donated to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2004 by the foundation established by his widow. These extraordinary artworks are presented with informative entries addressing the circumstances of each work's creation and the dealer's relationship to the artist. In the introduction, the story of Pierre Matisse's early struggles in New York is told for the first time and illustrated with previously unpublished archival photographs."--Provided by publisher.

Matisse On Art

Author: Henri Matisse
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520200326
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Ed : Brooklyn College and City University of New York, Revised edition, Includesnew texts, introduction, biography, overview.

Matisse

Author: Nina Hollein
Editor: Prestel Pub
ISBN: 9783791328584
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Describes how Matisse turned paper cut-outs into works of art. Provides sheets of paper and instructions so that children can make similar cut-outs.

Modernism On Stage

Author: Juliet Bellow
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351558048
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Modernism on Stage restores Serge Diaghilev?s Ballets Russes to its central role in the Parisian art world of the 1910s and 1920s. During those years, the Ballets Russes? stage served as a dynamic forum for the interaction of artistic genres - dance, music and painting - in a mixed-media form inspired by Richard Wagner?s Gesamtkunstwerk (total work of art). This interdisciplinary study combines a broad history of Diaghilev?s troupe with close readings of four ballets designed by canonical modernist artists: Pablo Picasso, Sonia Delaunay, Henri Matisse, and Giorgio de Chirico. Experimental both in concept and form, these productions redefine our understanding of the interconnected worlds of the visual and performing arts, elite culture and mass entertainment in Paris between the two world wars. This volume traces the ways in which artists working with the Ballets Russes adapted painterly styles to the temporal, three-dimensional and corporeal medium of ballet. Analyzing interactions among sets, costumes, choreography, and musical accompaniment, the book establishes what the Ballets Russes' productions looked like and how audiences reacted to them. Juliet Bellow brings dance to bear upon modernist art history as more than a source of imagery or ornament: she spotlights a complex dialogue among art forms that did not preclude but rather enhanced artists? interrogation of the limits of medium.

Henri Matisse

Author: John Elderfield
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Lavishly produced in oversize format, here is the complete illustrated catalogue of a landmark new exhibition devoted to the artist--the largest ever assembled--to be held at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, from September through January. Includes biographical notes, a chronology, and introductions to each major period of Matisse's career. 320 colorplates reproduce every painting and cutout in the exhibition; 92 black-and-white plates illustrate the sculptures, drawings, and prints; and 180 illustrations show related works not in the exhibition.

On Line

Author: Cornelia H. Butler
Editor: The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN: 0870707825
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Published to accompany the exhibition held at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 21 Nov. 2010 - 7 Feb. 2011.