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Matisse - The cut-out sky - Cut-out gouache papers - Citadelles et Mazenod

Matisse - The cut-out sky - Cut-out gouache papers - Citadelles et Mazenod

FRENCH LANGUAGE

It is from the collection of cut-out gouaches - "the cut-out sky", as Aragon said -, from the Matisse Museum in Nice, that the authors' thinking develops. This remarkable collection bears witness to the work accomplished by Matisse, at the end of his life, in the face of the challenge ...
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Characteristics

Number of pages :
232 (2 dépliants doubles et 5 dépliants simples)
Dimensions :
25 × 33 × 2,5 cm
Number of illustrations :
165 en couleur
Museum :
Musée national d'Art moderne - Centre Pompidou
EAN :
9782850885129
Reference :
MX568594

Editor

Publication :
Mars 2012

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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.