- Hen·ri [ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/, 1869–1954, French painter.
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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.
There was a little Hungarian Jew, an ardent follower of Matisse.The Harbor
Matisse and Picasso, great modernists, could not out-do those cows.Vignettes Of San Francisco
And in Matisse there is no trace of the awkward or the stiff.
Matisse is himself the whole impetus of the movement he represents.
It is thus Matisse felt about the classic forms of his predecessors.
- Henri (ɑ̃ri). 1869–1954, French painter and sculptor; leader of Fauvism