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Henri Matisse, French master is at LACMA until Septembre 2013

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If you are from California or planning a trip to LA, it is an exhibit you cannot miss. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is presenting an exhibition highlighting Henri Matisse’s final specially made artwork. The exhibition is running from Apr 21 2013 until Sep 08 2013. OPENING HOURS: Mon, Tue, Thu: 11.00-17.00, Wed: closed, Fri: 11.00-20.00, Sat, Sun: 10.00-19.00 Henri Matisse (1869-1954) is well thought-out to be one of the most significant modern artists of the 20th century. He is known to use lively colors and smooth, meaningful lines to explore the veracity of forms. He is a painter as well as a sculptor. Henri Matisse developed a method in which he cut bold tinted papers into natural shapes. He would then organize them on the walls’ of his studio. Matisse’s belief about this medium was that “the cut-out is what I have now found the simplest and most direct way to express myself.” The collection at LACMA is impressive and colorful. It is a great illustration of this cut-out technique. Matisse belongs with the LACMA’s architecture. The works featured are some of his late-career works such as the historic book “Jazz” (1947) and the “Madame de Pompadour” (1951). Why does the Parisian Flair encourage you to go? It’s not often that one of the most recognized French master is presented in Los Angeles.  Also, there is an entire series of prints, which were the famous artist’s big project using the paper cut-out practice. Last but not least, this exhibit is the first that will show on display Matisse’s wonderful ceramic artwork  “Le Gerbe” as well as the full set of handmade colorful samples. The highlight of this showcase at LACMA is also the fact that the exhibit tells a story, documenting Matisse’s life with pictures, letters and more.

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Image Credits

- Henri Matisse, ‘La Gerbe’ (The Sheaf), 1953. Ceramic tile embedded in plaster, 108 x 156 inches. Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©2012 Succession H. Matisse/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, NY.

- ‘La Gerbe’ installed in Brody residence. Photo courtesy the archives of Frances Brody, now at LACMA.

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