The paintings of Henri Matisse radiate vitality and affirmation of life, delighting the viewer with their intriguing juxtaposition of colors and shapes. An early interest in exotic fabrics and brightly patterned textiles moved Matisse (French, 18691954) away from his classical training and toward vibrant color and unconventional painting techniques. Beginning with his sensational exhibition at the Paris Salon dAutomne of 1905, when the term fauve was coined by an art critic to describe Matisses use of unbridled color, this painters work has influenced generations of artists. The fourteen dazzling works in this calendaramong them Reclining Nude with Blue Eyes, Le Bonheur de vivre, and Red Madras Headdressdemonstrate
- Calendar | 12 pages
- 299.72 x 325.12 x 5.08mm | 226.8g
- 01 Aug 2011
- Pomegranate Communications Inc,US
- California, United States
- 2012 ed.