Henri Matisse

Artist Henri Matisse at his easel drawing from live model seated partially out of view; one of his stained glass panels in background. Nice, France, Photo by Gjon Mili

FRANCE. Alpes-Maritimes. Vence. February 1944. French painter Henri MATISSE at his home, villa "Le Rêve". Анри Картье Брессон

Henri Matisse at his home, villa “Le Rêve” (Vence, Alpes-Maritimes, France), Photo by Henri Cartier-Bresson

“An artist is an explorer. He has to begin by self-discovery and by observation of his own procedure. After that he must not feel under any constraint.”  – Henri Matisse, French, painter

“An artist is an explorer. He has to begin by self-discovery and by…”

When he started “drawing with scissors”, Matisse found a whole new way to overthrow the habitual.

Marc Chagall, born Movsja Zacharovitsj  Sjagal, Russian 1887 – 1985

my favorite artist Marc Chagall “Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things I love.

Matisse: tout ceci est magnifique: Great LIFE photographer Gjon Mili's portraits of the Artists

Henri Matisse, Nice, France, 1948 photo by Gjon Mili © Time Inc. pinned by kathy d.

Henri CARTIER-BRESSON :: Henri Matisse, Vence, France - 1944

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Henri Matisse Painting, Vence, France 1944 on ArtStack

Matisse in his studio at Issy-les-Moulineaux, 1911, at his easel with Still Life with ‘La Danse’.

Matisse in the autumn of 1911 in his studio at Issy-les-Moulineaux in front of his easel with Still Life with "La Danse.

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor matisse

This spectacular exhibition is the largest and most extensive presentation of the artist's cut-outs ever assembled. Learn about Matisse's artistic process, explore his studios, and see the conservation effort for one of his major cut-outs.

Matisse sculpting in bed with a cat. Sure, it's a photo shoot but the dude used his walls as sketchpaper. It counts as "Life, un-picked-up" for this technicality.

Henri Matisse sculpting in bed with his cat at his feet, l'hôtel Régina, Nice (Dmitri Kessel,

Matisse in his bed, 1942. You can see in this photo by Robert Capa how Matisse put up fabric on his walls like hanging a picture

Matisse and His Love for Fabric

Henri Matisse in Bed Working, His Black Cat at His Feet, Nice, France. August 1949 photo by Robert Capa

Matisse painting; photographer unknown; c. 1919

Henri Matisse dans son appartement de Nice, fin des années by Unknown

giodelcaso:  Claude Monet

Claude Monet seated with some paintings which sold in 1880 for francs. They were worth 100 times that at the time of the photo, most likely taken in the as Monet’s career was winding down and his eyesight was failing. by Claude Monet



Brilliant artist Picasso and his portraits of Dora Maar, photographer Brassaï, 1939