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Matisse, who grew up in a textile manufacturing town in the north of France, was inspired throughout his career by textiles from Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
The tendency is to think of Matisse as all about surface and joie de vivre.
Matisse made Nice his base for over 40 years, until his death in 1954.
There is a documentary with hundreds of images of Matisse’s work during those years.
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.
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs is on display at Tate Modern in London through September 7.
“Most artists develop a late style, but Matisse instead invented a new medium,” Cullinan wrote in the press notes.
I stood and watched with awe a young American genius doing entirely Matisse-like illustrations to some notes on summer suitings.Letters from America|Rupert Brooke
Much of it is, of course—so are many canvases mere splashy imitations of Matisse.Colors of Life|Max Eastman
Nor will they ever experience the joy of sudden decision in front of a picture by Matisse, which ends in the sale of a Delacroix.The Merry-Go-Round|Carl Van Vechten
It was not till he came on to Henri Matisse that he again found himself in the familiar world of pure art.Art|Clive Bell
With Henri Matisse we have not to deplore the deliquescence of a great talent, for we have no reason to suppose he ever had any.Artist and Public|Kenyon Cox