Talk by Henri Matisse

At first it may seem that Matisse depicts a completely banal scene that can occur on any given day. We see the husband and wife talking in the morning. In

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Dance by Henri Matisse

The “dance”, which together with the “Music” constitutes a decorative ensemble, was commissioned by S. I. Shchukin to decorate the stairs of his mansion in Moscow. The motif of the

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Beach by Henri Matisse

The picture creates a joyful sensation of life – the blue river, the trees reflected in the water, and on the other bank among the thick grass of the lush

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Woman in a Hat by Henri Matisse

Exhibited in 1905 at the Autumn Salon, “Woman in the Hat” was in the center of attention. The portrait of Matisse’s wife, Ameli Pareyr, impressed both viewers and critics at

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Sculpture by Henri Matisse

Matisse began working on sculpture at the age of twenty and over the next three decades did not leave these classes, which were for him a kind of “rest” from

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Young Sailor by Henri Matisse

Matisse and his friends Albert Marquet, Andre Derain, Maurice de Vlaminck and Georges Rouault were called Fauvists in the Autumn Salon of 1905, that is, “wild”. They are usually considered

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Goldfish and palette by Henri Matisse

Date of establishment: 1914 During a visit to Morocco, Matisse noted that the locals, after consuming some intoxicating drugs, spend time in silent contemplation of goldfish. Returning to Paris, he

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Bathers at the river by Henri Matisse

The author himself considered this picture “Bathers” one of the most important in his career and worked on it for eight years, modifying the details, reflecting the interest in cubism.

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Still Life with Dishes by Henri Matisse

Again, the still life is written in the spirit of the neo-Impressionist Signac. On the table, covered with a motley tablecloth, various dishes were placed, a towel was casually thrown.

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Pink Nude by Henri Matisse

As the artist’s biographer, Lawrence Gowing, noted, “there was a period when the naked female body became the constant plot of Matisse”. However, the artist himself once remarked: “The figure

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Olive trees in bloom by Henri Matisse

The picture resembles the works of the Impressionists – flowering trees in the garden are depicted in small strokes. The combination of delicate pink and dark colors creates a decorative

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Dance II by Henri Matisse

Matisse showed real heroism, presenting the picture “The Joy of Life” as his only thing at the Salon of 1906, but her perception at that time required heroic efforts. The

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Red Studio by Henri Matisse

The painting depicts the workshop of Matisse: randomly scattered throughout the studio paintings, sculptures, dishes. The walls and floor are evenly covered in red paint. “Red Studio” is considered a

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