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A Second Life

The importance of an artist is to be measured by the number of new signs
he has introduced into the language of art.

Henri Matisse, 1942… 436 more words


Line For Line-Da Vinci and Matisse

What is in a line? It stands as the means for representing the object. It can also enclose space as Matisse drawing shows. His line is not aiming at anatomical accuracy but to denote volume of the hand at rest. 13 more words


The fragrance of joy

The divine fragrance
of the sky,
the aroma of the air
the scent of the birds.

Their song finds a way
into my heart
as the warmth… 41 more words


The Red Room

The red-room was a square chamber, very seldom slept in, I might say never, indeed, unless when a chance influx of visitors at Gateshead Hall rendered it necessary to turn to account all the accommodation it contained:  yet it was one of the largest and stateliest chambers in the mansion.   316 more words


Quote of the Day

“What I dream of is an art of balance.”

– Henri Matisse


#Tuesday back from #SpringBreak - I hope you are UP and AT IT!

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

AP Studio Art: Duchamp and YOUR Nude Descending a Staircase


  • 8.1Ad: Analyze differing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works in order to select and defend a plausible critical analysis.
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With color, one obtains an energy that seems to stem from witchcraft.

– Henri Matisse