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Henri Matisse: Drawing With Scissors : Masterpieces from the Late Years

ISBN: 3791327992;
Издательство: Prestel Publishing
Страниц: 176

Book DescriptionAlthough Henri Matisse's paintings and drawings are some of the most revered in the art world, his cut-outs 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. When Jazz, Matisse's revolutionary handmade book of paper cut-outs, was published in the early 1940s, it was considered a dramatic new step for the artist, who had already blazed new ground as the founder of the Fauvist movement. In his paintings Matisse had long been working toward a goal of a perfect synthesis of line and color. By putting scissor to colored paper, he was able to refine his technique, and he came to see the cut-out as his primary artistic medium in his late career. This collection of reproductions and critical essays offers a chance to appreciate the full spectrum of Matisse's work in this medium,...

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