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The Joyce/Matisse Illustrated Edition of Ulysses

Recently I met Nancy Straus at a Cliff Dwellers event and the conversation between us turned to Ulysses by James Joyce. I was astounded when Nancy mentioned to me that she owned a rare copy of the book that was signed both by Joyce and the French artist Henri Matisse and contained illustrations from etchings done by Matisse, including the front cover with its gold-embossed Nausicaa design. 176 more words

Color, Seeds, Thread, Buttons & Music by Debussy, Jalbert & Shaw

Postcards of Matisse’s Blue Window (1913) and Bonnard’s Table in Front of the Window (1934-35) called out for construction paper cut-outs. As if that weren’t enough, I scouted among our shelves, where I spotted an ancient packet of watermelon seeds and put them to use. 235 more words

Music

"Color exists in itself, possessing its own beauty."

“Color exists in itself, possessing its own beauty.”

Henri Matisse, French, painter

Painter

Friday Art

Henri Matisse, Promenade among the Olive Trees

Art

“Derive happiness in oneself from a good day’s work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.”

–-Henri Matisse.

Thought For Today

"A thimbleful of red is redder than a bucketful."

“A thimbleful of red is redder than a bucketful.”

Henri Matisse, French, painter

Painter