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Matisse, his art and his textiles the fabric of dreams. by Henri Matisse

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Published by Royal Academy of Arts in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Textile fabrics in art

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Edition Notes

Catalogue of the exhibition held Musée Matisse, Le Cateau-Cambrésis, 23 Oct. 2004 - 25 Jan. 2005; Royal Academy of Arts, London, 5 Mar. - 30 May 2005; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 23 June - 25 Sept. 2005.

ContributionsMusée Matisse (Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France), Royal Academy of Arts., Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
The Physical Object
Pagination212p. :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16342260M
ISBN 101903973473

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A lavishly illustrated exploration of the textile works of Henri Matisse, published to coincide with a major international exhibition, considers the artist's relationship with textiles throughout his career, documenting how the art form and its materials significantly impacted many of his key works."/5. Mar 08,  · The first thing one sees in Matisse: His Art and His Textiles, at London's Royal Academy, is a piece of decorative 19th-century cloth, a blue-and-white pattern consisting of Author: Adrian Searle. The premise of 'Matisse, His Art and His Textiles' is that textiles were 'the key to (Matisse's) visual imagination'. Hilary Spurling has recently published the second volume of her scholarly and impressive biography of Matisse, which inspired this current exhibition. Jan 04,  · Buy Matisse, His Art and His Textiles: The Fabric of Dreams 01 by Hilary Spurling, Jack Flam (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. 5/5(1).

Matisse, His Art and His Textiles User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This well-constructed book engages the reader in Matisse's creative process by focusing on the artist's relationship with the textiles that were a part of his background. "First published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Matisse, His Art and His Textiles: The Fabric of Dreams, Musaee Matisse, Le Cateau-Cambraesis, 23 October January ; The Jillian and Arthur M. Sackler Wing of Galleries, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 5 March May ; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 23 June September "--P. [6].Ratings: 0. Get this from a library! Matisse, his art and his textiles: the fabric of dreams.. [Hilary Spurling; Ann Dumas; Musée Matisse.; Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain); Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.);] -- Textiles were the key to Matisse's visual imagination. His ancestors had been weavers for generations: the textures and vibrancy of cloth were in his blood. 'Matisse, His Art, and His Textiles, ' in addition to being superbly illustrated, explores the relationship of Matisse's fabrics to his paintings, and thus adds considerably to our knowledge and appreciation of one of the forerunners of modern art. - Gail Cooke5/5(1).

Matisse: The Fabric of Dreams – His Art and His Textiles features approximately 30 paintings and 35 works on paper displayed alongside examples from Matisse's personal collection of fabrics, costumes, and carpets. The exhibition marks the first public showing of Matisse's textile collection – referred to by the artist as his "working. Jan 03,  · When I went to the exhibition Matisse and His Textiles: The Fabric of Dreams at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in , I was astonished to see the real Egyptian curtain used in Matisse’s painting of the same name owned by The Phillips rolf-luettecke.coming to the catalogue essay, written by Matisse expert Hilary Spurling, Matisse had a lifelong love affair with textiles. A lavishly illustrated exploration of the textile works of Henri Matisse, published to coincide with a major international exhibition, considers the artist's relationship with textiles throughout his career, documenting how the art form and its materials significantly impacted many of his key works/5(25). Get this from a library! Matisse, his art and his textiles: the fabric of dreams. [Musée Matisse (Le Cateau-Cambrésis); Royal Academy of Arts (London). Jillian and Arthur M. Sackler Wing of Galleries.; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)].