Matisse-Hockney. A Paradise Regained - Exhibition catalogue

Matisse-Hockney. A Paradise Regained - Exhibition catalogue


As part of the Nice Arts Biennial, the Matisse Museum in Nice is presenting an original dialogue between David Hockney and Henri Matisse, based on the British artist's new series of Fresh Flowers - never before shown to the public. Indeed, his drawings on a graphic palette ...
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Dimensions :
25 x 32,2 x 2,1 cm
Art movements :
20th century, 21st century
Artists :
Henri Matisse (1869-1954), David Hockney (1937)
Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
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Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

A major artist of the 20th century, his influence on the art of the second half of the century is considerable through the use of simplification, stylisation, synthesis and colour as the sole subject of painting, both for the many figurative and abstract painters who will claim to be his and his discoveries. He was the leader of fauvism. From Pablo Picasso, who was his friend and considered him his great rival, to Andy Warhol who "wanted to be Matisse", all 20th century painters were confronted with Matisse's fame and genius.