Henri Matisse

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Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse, 1913, photograph by Alvin Langdon Coburn.jpg
Henri Matisse, 1913, bi Alvin Langdon Coburn
BornHenri-Émile-Benoît Matisse
31 December 1869(1869-12-31)
Le Cateau-Cambrésis, Nord
Died3 November 1954(1954-11-03) (aged 84)
Nice, Alpes-Maritimes
EddicationAcadémie Julian, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Gustave Moreau
Kent forPentin, prentmakkin, sculptur, drawin, collage
Notable wirk(s)Woman with a Hat, 1905, Nu bleu, 1907, La Danse, 1909
MuivementFauvism, modrenism, impressionism
Patron(s)Gertrude Stein, Etta Cone, Claribel Cone, Michael an Sarah Stein, Albert C. Barnes

Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse (French: [ɑ̃ʁi emil bənwɑ matis]; 31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) wis a French airtist, kent for both his uise o colour an his fluid an oreeginal draughtsmanship. He wis a drauchtsman, prentmakker, an sculptor, but is kent primarily as a penter.[1]

Matisse is commonly regairdit, alang wi Pablo Picasso, as ane o the airtists that best helped tae define the revolutionary developments in the veesual airts ootthrou the appenin decades o the twentiet century, responsible for signeeficant developments in pentin an sculptur.[2][3][4][5] Alang wi Picasso, Matisse helped tae define an influence radical contemporary airt in the 20t century. Awtho he wis ineetially labelled a Fauve (wild beast), bk the 1920s he wks bein hailed as an uphauder o the clessical tradeetion in French pentin.[6] His mastery o the expressive leid o colour an drawin, displayed in a bouk o wark spannin ower a hauf-century, wan him recogneetion as a leadin feegur in modren airt.[7]

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  1. Myers, Terry R. (July–August 2010). "Matisse-on-the-Move". The Brooklyn Rail.
  2. "Tate Modern: Matisse Picasso". Tate.org.uk. Retrieved 13 February 2010.
  3. Adrian Searle (7 May 2002). "Searle, Adrian, A momentous, tremendous exhibition, The Guardian, Tuesday 7 May 2002". Guardian. UK. Retrieved 13 February 2010.
  4. "Trachtman, Paul, Matisse & Picasso, Smithsonian, February 2003". Smithsonianmag.com. Retrieved 13 February 2010.
  5. "Duchamp's urinal tops art survey". news.bbc.co.uk. 1 December 2004. Retrieved 10 December 2010.
  6. Wattenmaker, Richard J.; Distel, Anne, et al. (1993). Great French Paintings from the Barnes Foundation. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 0-679-40963-7. p. 272
  7. Magdalena Dabrowski Department of Nineteenth-Century, Modern, and Contemporary Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Source: Henri Matisse (1869–1954) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art Retrieved 30 Juin 2010