Henri Matisse

"My wish is to have more art than advertisements in public spaces."
In person, the artist is unequivocally a full-on extrovert, one who engages and envelopes all that come into her path - she's
When two weeks ago the Los Angeles Times published an article with a reproduction of "Adam" and "Eve" by German Renaissance painter Lucas Cranach the Elder -- the news was good, at least for the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena.
The Los Angeles art scene is booming! As an arts writer, each weekend I attempt to see as many exhibitions as possible.
In 2010, I took a trip to Chicago to visit the Art Institute's new section on Matisse, titled 'Radical Invention'.
Like a distended torso cut from ivory, salt and air, Haut-de-Cagnes rises from a fishing and seaside resort. Bolstered by
It is said that when the Italian Renaissance artist Verrocchio saw the work of his student, Leonardo da Vinci, he decided to quit painting since he knew that his work had certainly been surpassed.
From the historical to the contemporary, from city centers to the far-flung reaches of the Arctic Circle, there is an abundance of events and exhibitions drawing art lovers to the northernmost reaches of Europe.
Here today; gone tomorrow. Summer subsides all too soon, it seems -- taking with it this year, a number of notable exhibits on temporary view in New York City. Interrupt your summer strolls to catch these shows due to be dismantled once the season changes.
So maybe Matisse did tap into the writer's mind, or maybe their works had a natural affinity. They were, after all, exploring
After enduring intense surgery for his cancer, Matisse was bed- and chair-ridden and could no longer cultivate works through traditional methods of drawing and sculpting. And so he picked up a pair of scissors and inevitably birthed a new medium of art.
"Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs" runs until February 10, 2015 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. See a preview below. Prior
Even before the twentieth century's world wars, Rubinstein was established in New York but traveled widely taking in a wide
At the time of William Eggleston's exhibition, color was shunned in serious photography circles. Until then photographers used color only for advertising and journalism, and it was widely despised by the mainstream art world of the time.
3. "Creativity is discontent translated into arts."-Eric Hoffer, philosopher 8. "Creativity is piercing the mundane to find
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Sometimes our wishes come true; other times things simply do not go as we would like them to. Who didn't fail at least once in his life? These are not tragedies, they are hardships. You keep on trying your best until you succeed.
Teaching now obliges an artist to instruct others in techniques and styles that, at times, may be wholly opposed to his or her own work.
Presently, I have a solo exhibition showing at Lab Art Gallery in Los Angeles, "A Nod to Matisse". Matisse visited Spain