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    Henri Matisse

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    Henri Matisse Henri Matisse was born December 31st, 1869 to two storeowners, Emile and Heloise Matisse. His father wanted him to be a lawyer, so later on in life he could takeover the family business. They sent him to Henri Martin Grammar School where he studied to be a lawyer. There was a hint of artist in Henri because while working as a lawyer’s assistant he took up a drawing course (Essers 7). It was for curtain design but it seemed to be destiny for a lawyer’s assistant to take up such a

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    Henri Matisse:Goldfish

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    Henri Matisse: Goldfish Henri Emoile Matisse, born in 1869, is regarded as one of the “great formative figures in 20th-century art”, as well as the leader of the Fauve group. Fauvism is defined as “an early-20th-century movement in painting begun by a group of French artists and marked by the use of bold, often distorted forms and vivid colors.” Matisse was associated with this group due to his use of vivid colors, as well as his unusual style of presenting objects. Many critics at this time called

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    The Life of Henri Matisse This is a project on the life of Henri Matisse the painter. A selection of his work throughout his painting career of nearly 60 years are displayed in the text starting with the Attic Studio painted in 1903 and ending with Nu Bleu 1 painted in 1952. Henri Matisse was born in December of 1869 in Le Château, France. He was born and brought up in a middle-class family and was well educated, eventually qualifying and then practising as a lawyer. [IMAGE]The Attic

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    Henri Cartier-Bresson

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    Henri Cartier-Bresson Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of the world’s most influential photography Masters. With his small hand camera he unobtrusively photographed people’s lives around the world. He was solely responsible for bridging the gap between photojournalism and art. He has published more than a dozen books of his work. The greatest museums in the world have shown his work. From my start as a photographer, I was always drawn to taking photographs of people. I feel it was only instinct that

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    Henri Bergson's Laughter

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    Laughter is an interesting topic. Mainly because of the lack of thought that goes with it as to why we laugh. In an article titled Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic by Henri Bergson, the theory behind why things are funny is explored. He mentions many different things in his article pertaining to the comic, however, there are a few that stand out more than others. He talks directly about the fact that things are only funny if they relate to humans. Then he touches on the idea that

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    Laughter by Henri Bergson In his very thorough treatise on comedy, “Laughter,” Henri Bergson concedes that “it would be idle to attempt to derive every comic effect from one simple formula” (Bergson, 85), but nonetheless bases his concept of the comic on “something mechanical encrusted upon the living” (Bergson, 92). This idea – that humor is found essentially in a rime of automatism covering human expression – generally holds true for the short humor of Robert Benchley, James Thurber, Garrison

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    Henri Cartier-Bresson

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    Henri Cartier-Bresson Henri Cartier-Bresson has been called "equivocal, ambivalent and accidental"1 since his debut as a photojournalist. Amplified and enriched, the work of the photographer is revealed in all its grandeur. While he may appear to "be a hurried man or a traveler without luggage"2, to quote a few of his titles, he is a poet, attentive to the act of love made with each photograph, and this is where the genius is revealed. From a desired distance, we discover simultaneously the geographer

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    subject-matter, an art which could be for every mental worker, for the businessman as well as the man of letters, for example, a soothing, calming influence on the mind, something like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.” - Henri Matisse Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954) is widely considered the greatest colorist of the twentieth century and one of the most prominent figures of art in the Modern era. Beginning his career as a Post-Impressionist, he later became the leader of the Fauvism

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    century Italian, French, and Spanish prints. Throughout history, artists have used printmaking to create numerous pieces of compelling and profound artwork. This exhibition features well known painters and etchers, like Henri Matisse, Édouard Manet, and Francesco Piranesi. Henri Matisse is a French artist from the early 20th century. Matisse worked with many forms of art, but is mostly known for his paintings. Being a part of the Fauvism Movement, Matisses painting style was fluid with a unique use

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    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was arguably the greatest graphic artist of his time; he is best remembered for his bold, colourful posters of Parisian entertainers. His childhood years were spent at his family chateau in the southwest of France where he broke both of his legs and therefore stunted his growth. This left him ill proportioned and dwarfish. This unfortunate event probably helped his artistic ability as he spent most of his time on his own. Lautrec was

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    Henri Matisse and Vincent Van Gogh were great artists that contributed to their art styles overwhelmingly. The first one, Matisse, was a French artist known his talented way of using color and his original style of draughtsman ship. He is primarily known as a painter, but also excelled in being a sculptor. Along the likes of Picasso and Duchamp, Matisse is known as one of the artists that helped to revolutionize plastic arts. During his lifetime, he was called by many as a Fauvre, but in his later

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    Sabrina Gomez Art 2 Ledgerwood 31 March 2014 Art Report The two works of art I am writing about are Henri Matisse’s “The Sorrows of the King” 1952 and “Le Bonheur de vivre” 1905-06. Both of these works are made my Henri Matieese. Matieese used all spectrum of colors in both these artworks. It is obvious to see the people painted in Le Bonheur de vivre, but not as easy to see what object is in the painting The Sorrow of the King. This paper will review Matisse’s decision and choices. Along with my

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    From 1905 to 1906 Henri Matisse completed the Le Bonheur de Vivre or The Joy of Life, one of the most famous works of fauvism, that demonstrated Matisse's want to change the common pastoral landscape found since antiquity by strong contour lines and fauvist colors. Matisse living through impressionism saw the need and desire for art to be pushed past the boundaries of the pre conceived notions of what was aesthetically pleasing, which had barely been change since the founding of art. In The Joy of

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    into the settings of European and American art galleries and exhibits. Modern artists were drawn to African sculpture because of its sophisticated approach to the abstraction of the human figure. During this time period artists like Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, were thriving in trend setting for the entire art community. During the early 1900s, the aesthetics of traditional African sculpture became a powerful influence among European

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    differently by looking at people and objects through a viewfinder. No preconceived ideas or agenda, just the mystery and surprise that runs life. A typical day of street photography for me has been shaped by the life and work of two photographers: Henri-Cartier Bresson and Daido Moriyama. Street Photography is photography that features the human condition within public places, but does not necessarily show the street or urban situations. The focus is on the human touch on our world. It could be the

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    An American In Paris

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    Bubble Gum. Adam Cook is one of Jerry's very good friends in Paris. He is currently unemployed and keeps winning scholarships to stay overseas. Though, he is not doing much with any of them. Adam works at a bistro down the street playing piano for Henri. Henri shows Jerry a picture of his young girlfriend. As he is describing his girlfriend Jerry imagines five different personality of young Lise. Jerry works in Montmartre selling his paintings on the street. He has a hard time with criticism though.

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    Cosquer Cave

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    cave was hidden for thousands of years until 1985, when scuba diver Henri Cosquer discovered the cave entrance. It is some 110 feet below sea level on Cabo Morgiou, which is near Marseille, in the southern part of France. It led him through a 450 feet long sloping tunnel to a large air-filled chamber. When Henri returned in 1991 to the dark chamber, he noticed a handprint on the cave wall. Soon he noticed many handprints. When Henri returned with other explorers, they searched and found artwork and

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    La Grotte Cosquer

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    La Grotte Cosquer Not too long ago Henri Cosquer was swimming, 110 ft. below sea level, through a long, narrow, and treacherous entry passage, the warm Mediterranean waters closing in all around him. The darkness was so thick he could almost feel it. Finally, after what seemed an eternity, Henri pulled himself out of the murky waters and onto the rough, dry floor of what seemed to be a large cave. After his eyes focused and his breathing had settled back to its normal rhythm, Cosquer beheld

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    Advertising

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    Switzerland was founded in 1866 by Henri Nestlé and is today the world's biggest food and beverage company. 1866 -1905 In the 1860s Henri Nestlé, a pharmacist, developed a food for babies who were unable to breastfeed. His first success was a premature infant who could not tolerate his mother's milk or any of the usual substitutes. People quickly recognized the value of the new product, after Nestlé's new formula saved the child's life, and soon, Farine Lactée Henri Nestlé was being sold in much

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    Louis XIV--Palace of Versailles

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    close, a dovecote, a sheep-fold, the whole comprising a little more than four acres." (Poirier, Rene. The Fifteen Wonders of the World. Page 111-112). King Henri IV often hunted here. He believed Versailles to be his escape from reality. Henri IV would often be accompanied by his son Louis XIII on his hunting voyages. After the death of Henri IV, a week never passed without Louis XIII escaping from the intrigues of the Louvres to return to the scenes of these childhood memories which he cherished

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