Without Matisse There is Nothing

The headline of this post is actually Pablo Picasso’s reaction to the death of Henri Matisse, one of the painters that inspired him and many other artists of the Modern Era. Matisse (1869 – 1954) used colors in a way that was never seen before his time. Modern and Twentieth Century artists are heavily influenced by the way he constructed his paintings with seemingly simple, yet entirely brilliant, strokes.

This is a short video depicting the great art works of art by Henri Mattise…

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Amitai Sasson of is an art world traveler on a mission to seek out the beauty and passion of the art world. As an avid enthusiast of art and oil paintings, he contributes to as Chief editor and writer.