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Matisse (1869–1954) called it “cutting directly into colour” and the process itself is as fascinating as the results.
The exhibition gathers around 130 Matisse works, brought together for the first time in decades.
Many artists wind down in their twilight years, but not Matisse.
“Most artists develop a late style, but Matisse instead invented a new medium,” Cullinan wrote in the press notes.
Matisse first used paper as an aid in his composition process before marking his canvases in the 1930s.
It is thus Matisse felt about the classic forms of his predecessors.
The art of Matisse, being flat and dealing with colour as decoration, is inexpressible in clay.
From the Impressionists he was attracted to Matisse with whom he was personally acquainted.
Then came Matisse who made improvements on the harmonic side of colour.
If Matisse partially understood Giotto and Michelangelo, the understanding contributed little to his art.