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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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    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 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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    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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    Henri Matisse Analysis

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    The year 1913, Henri Matisse returned to printmaking. Developing numerous prints of drypoints, woodcuts, lithographs, monotypes, and etchings. Matisse focused on the world around him, which included friends and family, everyday life in the studio, but it was the tools and techniques the artist used that had a significant impact on his work. Matisse began working on prints for Bathers in 1913, working with models in various seated and standing positions. The artist was working to simplify the human

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    Henri Matisse Style

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    Henri Matisse Henri Matisse was famous for his unique movements and styles of art. He was best known as a Fauve painter, and was a large part of the modern art movement. He contributed to modern art, by keeping up with the artistic movements and trends, but also held on to the classical artistic styles of the past. While his work continued some of the stylitsic qualities of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, he was interested and involved, mostly, in Fauvism. He, like many other artists of this

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    Henri Matisse Biography

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    My name is Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse and I am a French artist, known for many things, like the way I use colour and fluid and draughtsmanship. I was not only just a draughtsman but, I was also a printmaker, and sculptor as well, but most people just know me as a painter. (“Henri Matisse, Wikipedia”) Early Years and Education I was born on December 31, 1869, in Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France. After the war of 1871 my family and I moved to Bohain-en-Vermandois, France. My father was a corn merchant

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    The Fauvism Art Movement

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    music, literature, and an emotional vision of the world from their perspective. Artist like Henri Matisse and André Derain with many more artists’ art was bright colored, exciting, attractive, and vividly expressed within their hands. They used communicative colors like red to show pain and hurt or blood or even the items that within the painting that describes the mood. Or another example could be Henri Matisse 'The Open Window, Collioure', 1905; he used his colors wisely and intensely. Most of the

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    were Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse. These two became the shining lights in a great and profound era of art and art advancement. The fact that we are even still discussing them goes to show just how genius, influential, memorable, and iconic these two were and still are to this very day. We will be pinpointing and observing the art of this two men and how they got to the point to create this wonderful ever-lasting art. First off let’s start with Henri Matisse. Matisse did not start off as a

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    Modernized Art Forms and Styles

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    The beginning of the 20th-century ushered in a new era of Technology: Automobiles, Trains, Airplanes and the Telegraph, changed the way we perceived and interpreted the world. This new modern era, as it would later be called, had a profound impact on the Arts and Architecture. Gone was the old romanticism and symbolism that had dominated the 19th-entury earlier. Instead, Artists around the world started to incorporate the emerging geometrics of technology into their art. Cubism, Futurism, Fauvism

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