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Matisse. Gouaches découpées

Matisse. Gouaches découpées

FRENCH LANGUAGE

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was a fighting spirit. Despite a cancer diagnosis in 1941, increasing frailty, and the confines of a wheelchair, the indomitable Frenchman never stopped in his quest to make art. With what he called une seconde vie, a second life, he embarked on a remarkable ...
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Characteristics

Number of pages :
96
Museum :
Musée de Grenoble
Art movement :
20th century
Dimensions :
21,5 × 26,5 × 1,3 cm
Artist :
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
EAN :
9783836534222
Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
Reference :
MX619681

Editor

Publication :
1970-01-01

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The artist

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.