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Matisse : drawing life.

by Matisse, Henri [artist]; Chicha-Castex, Céline; Ovaere-Corthay, Emilie; Queensland Art Gallery; Gallery of Modern Art (Brisbane, Qld.).
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 352 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 31 cm.ISBN: 9781921503313 (hbk.); 9781921503306 (pbk.).Other title: Drawing life.Subject(s): Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954 | Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954 -- Exhibitions | Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954 -- Exhibitions | Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions | Drawing -- 20th century -- Exhibitions | Prints -- 20th century -- Exhibitions | Australian | Exhibition cataloguesSummary: "Matisse: drawing life", and the exhibition it accompanies, explores Matisse's works, on and with paper, made throughout his long career. Featuring more than 300 drawings, prints, illustrated books and selected paintings and paper cut-outs by one of the twentieth century's greatest artists, it traces an arc from the artist's studies in Paris at the turn of the twentieth century, through the intimacies of daily life in his studio sketched in pencil and pen, to the masterpieces made using line, light and colour in the decade before his death in 1954.
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"Published for "Matisse : Drawing Life" an exhibition ... held at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia, 3 December 2011 - 4 March 2012".

Includes bibliographical references (pages 331)

"Matisse: drawing life", and the exhibition it accompanies, explores Matisse's works, on and with paper, made throughout his long career. Featuring more than 300 drawings, prints, illustrated books and selected paintings and paper cut-outs by one of the twentieth century's greatest artists, it traces an arc from the artist's studies in Paris at the turn of the twentieth century, through the intimacies of daily life in his studio sketched in pencil and pen, to the masterpieces made using line, light and colour in the decade before his death in 1954.

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