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Matisse, Henri 1869-1954

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Most widely held works by Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse : a retrospective by John Elderfield( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and German and held by 2,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete overview of the art and career of Henri Matisse through an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art
Matisse : the graphic work by Ernest Lloyd Raboff( Book )

28 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 2,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the modern French artist accompanies reproductions and analyses of several of his works
Matisse the master : a life of Henri Matisse, the conquest of colour, 1909-1954 by Hilary Spurling( Book )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is hard to believe today that Matisse was once almost universally reviled and ridiculed. His response was neither to protest nor to retreat; he simply pushed on from one innovation to the next, and left the world to draw its own conclusions. Unfortunately, these were generally false and often damaging. Throughout his life and afterward people fantasized about his models and circulated baseless fabrications about his private life. Fifty years after his death, this biography shows us the painter as he saw himself. With unprecedented access to new material, Spurling documents a lifetime of desperation and self-doubt. Here for the first time is the truth about Matisse's models; but every woman who played a part in Matisse's life was remarkable in her own right, not least his beloved daughter Marguerite, whose honesty and courage surmounted all ordeals, including interrogation and torture by the Gestapo in the Second World War.--From publisher description
Jazz by Henri Matisse( Book )

32 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This version of Matisse's cut-out masterpiece Jazz is an exquisite and dazzling suite of color plates and text that, like the music it was named for, was invented in a spirit of improvisation and spontaneity."--Angus & Robertson
Matisse Picasso by Réunion des musées nationaux (France)( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in French and English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation. Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso have long been seen as the twin giants of modern art, as polar opposites but also as complementary figures. Between them they are the originators of many of the most significant innovations of 20th-century painting and sculpture, but their relationship has rarely been explored in all of its closeness and complexity. In spite of their initial rivalry, the two masters eventually acknowledged one another as equals, becoming, in their old age, increasingly important to one another both artistically and personally. From the time of their initial encounters in 1906 in Gertrude and Leo Stein's Paris studio until 1917, they individually produced some of the greatest art of the 20th century and maintained an openly competitive relationship brimming with intense innovation. Matisse Picasso presents the artists' oeuvres in groupings that reveal the affinities but also the extreme contrasts of their artistic visions. Published to accompany the landmark exhibition (a joint effort of The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Tate Modern, London; the Reunion des musees nationaux/Musee Picasso, and the Musee national d'art moderne/Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris), Matisse Picasso is the first major examination of the fascinating relationships between their art, their careers, and their lives. Thirty-four essays, each by a member of the exhibition's curatorial team, focus on a particular moment in the artists' evolving relationship. These texts are accompanied by an introductory history, commentary on the public perception of important artistic relationships, and an extensive chronology
Matisse in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, including remainder-interest and promised gifts by John Elderfield( Book )

24 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in 6 languages and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Mallarmé by Wallace Fowlie( Book )

13 editions published between 1953 and 1970 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sculpture of Henri Matisse by Isabelle Monod-Fontaine( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and French and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matisse : painter as sculptor by Dorothy M Kosinski( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains photographs of sculptures created by Henri Matisse
Colorful dreamer : the story of artist Henri Matisse by Marjorie Blain Parker( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and work of the turn-of-the-twentieth-century French artist Henri Matisse, imagining his art-inspired childhood and growth into becoming one of the most admired artists in the world
The drawings of Henri Matisse by John Elderfield( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matisse : radical invention, 1913-1917 by Stephanie D'Alessandro( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the working method, experimental techniques, and compositional choices Matisse used in works created between 1913 and 1917. The works that Henri Matisse (1869-1954) executed between late 1913 and 1917 are among his most demanding, experimental, and enigmatic. Often sharply composed, heavily reworked, and dominated by the colors black and gray, these compositions are rigorously abstracted and purged of nearly all descriptive detail. Although they have typically been treated as unrelated to one another, as aberrations within the artist's oeuvre, or as singular responses to Cubism or World War I, this book reveals the deep connections among them
Matisse, from color to architecture by René Percheron( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book traces and sheds new light on the development of Henri Matisse's oeuvre, which spans some sixty years. Lavishly illustrated with almost four hundred images, this deluxe volume includes reproductions of the artist's most famous paintings paired with lesser-known documents and photographs culled from the archives of his estate. The authors also gathered firsthand accounts related by numerous participants in the Vence and Le Cateau projects. The result is an almost day-to-day look at Matisse's process as he created these works, as well as an intimate portrait of both the artist and the man."--Jacket
Écrits et propos sur l'art by Henri Matisse( Book )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recueil d'environ soixante-dix textes échelonnés sur une cinquantaine d'années: lettres, préfaces, propos recueillis, entretiens, notes de cours, etc. Eléments biographiques assez importants: chronologie et articles. Index des idées et des thèmes très détaillé et bien fait. L'ouvrage est présenté par l'éditeur à la fois comme une "nouvelle édition revue et corrigée" (1978) et comme un nouveau tirage en 1978 de l'édition de 1972
Matisse, voyages by Richard Dindo( Visual )

23 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the development of Matisse's greatest works from his early canvasses, to his involvement with the Fauvist movement, through his later pieces. It also explores the inspiration and renewed vigor he found in travelling the world
Matisse by Henri Matisse( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in 4 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most profound thinkers of modern history, Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-78) was a central figure of the European Enlightenment. He was also its most formidable critic, condemning the political, economic, theological, and sexual trappings of civilization along lines that would excite the enthusiasm of romantic individualists and radical revolutionaries alike. In this study of Rousseau's life and works Robert Wokler shows how his philosophy of history, his theories of music and politics, his fiction, educational and religious writings, and even his botany, were all inspired by visionary ideals of mankind's self-realization in a condition of unfettered freedom. He explains how, in regressing to classical republicanism, ancient mythology, direct communion with God, and solitude, Rousseau anticipated some post-modernist rejections of the Enlightenment as well
Matisse by Pierre Schneider( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since its original publication, this book stands alone as the bible on the art of Matisse. The author spent fourteen years amassing a prodigious amount of information on the artist, and includes his own personal and original views on the work. Including over nine hundred illustrations, this is the most substantial reference of the works of Matisse ever published
Henri Matisse by Mike Venezia( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life and work of French post-impressionist artist Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse : erotic sketches = erotische skizzen by Hilary Spurling( Book )

11 editions published in 2007 in 5 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Matisse by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records the fourth exhibition of the paintings of Henri Matisse held at the Museum of Modern Art
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Matisse the master : a life of Henri Matisse, the conquest of colour, 1909-1954
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Anri Matiss

Henri Émile Benoît Matisse

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Matis, Anri 1869-1954

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Matiss, Anri Emil Benua 1869-1954


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Matisse, Henri-Émile-Benoît

Matisse, Henri Emile Benoît 1869-1954

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Matisu 1869-1954

Ανρί Ματίς

Анри Матис

Анри Матисс

Анры Матыс

Анры Маціс

Анрі Матісс французький художник, скульптор, графік, майстер декоративного мистецтва

Матисс, Анри французский художник и скульптор

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אנרי מאטיס


מאטיס, אנרי

מאטיס, הנרי

מאטיס, הנרי, 1869־1954

מטיס, אנרי, 1869-1954

هانری ماتیس نقاش و مجسمه‌ساز فرانسوی

هنري ماتيس

هينرى ماتيس

ھێنری ماتیس

ہنری ماٹس

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ऑन्री मातीस

हेन्री मतिसे

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হেনৰি মেটিশ্ব

ਹੈਨਰੀ ਮਾਤੀਸ

ஆன்றி மட்டீசு

ഹെൻ‌റി മറ്റീസ് painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing

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ანრი მატისი

앙리 마티스

アンリ・マティス フランスの画家


マチス, アンリ


マティス 1869-1954

マティス, アンリ

亨利·马蒂斯 painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing



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