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Robert Capa, [Henri Matisse with cat curled between his legs, working from his bed, (Cimiez) Nice, France.] August 1949, 3328.1992


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Fans In A Flashbulb

"late style" . . .

This morning is gloriously beautiful–a temperate, sunny day in October here in New England. While reading the morning New York Times and drinking my coffee, I read about the… 934 more words

Life & Spirit

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs at Tate Modern

A few days ago I finally got the opportunity to fit in a visit to Tate Modern to see the highly praised Matisse: Cut-Outs exhibition. As I write this the exhibition in London will currently be letting the last of the summer visitors in for its last day in the UK before it all gets packed up and shipped over to New York to go on display in the MoMA until early 2015. 986 more words

Painting

Painting with scissors: Matisse's cut-outs at Tate Modern

Fortuitously, my recent trip to France was bookended by visits to exhibitions that showcased Matisse at the beginning and at the end of his career.  Towards the end of the first day… 6,669 more words

Art

Petite Vignette d'Anniversaire - in Vence, of course

On my birthday last April we drove 900 plus klicks or about 570 miles from our new home in Saintes to our exchange home in Vence above the Côte d’Azur. 517 more words

Vence

Vignette de Jour Nº7 Vence Revisited












It’s catch-up time!! Oh boy, are we confused! Four months ago we visited the beautiful and ancient town of Vence in the Alpes-Maritimes department in France. 976 more words

Vence

Henri Matisse: celebrated in his home town

The Musee Matisse in Le Cateau-Cambresis

Late in the afternoon of the first day of my trip to WW1 sites in Flanders and the Somme, I was… 4,314 more words

Art