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Fri Nov 8, 2019, 05:25 PM

Matisse Meets Picasso Documentary



- Matisse meets Picasso documentary (2002).



Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse. "You have got to be able to picture side by side everything Matisse and I were doing at that time. No one has ever looked at Matisse's painting more carefully than I; and no one has looked at mine more carefully than he. -Pablo Picasso.

Wassily Kandinsky, whose book On the Spiritual in Art, published in 1912, constitutes the fundamental theory of abstract art and contrasted the two artists: "Matisse: colour, Picasso: form. Two great tendencies, one great goal". The relationship of Matisse and Picasso reflects on the whole history of modern art. Seeing Matisse and Picasso through each other's eyes allows the us to look at modern art in a fresh way, with the same sense of discovery that electrified the artists and their friends, and shocked their critics, nearly a century ago.

Picasso once said, "If I were not making the paintings I make, I would paint like Matisse," and Matisse said much the same about Picasso. One begins to see, when their paintings are set side by side, that their choices depended as much on their personalities, their temperaments and emotions, as on their skills and styles as painters. They were both figurative, and both abstract...https://www.pablopicasso.org/picasso-and-henri-matisse.jsp

- 'Between Picasso and Matisse.' Vanity Fair, 2003.
https://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2003/02/picasso-matisse200302

- Matisse and Picasso Exhibition, MoMA 2003 https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/143#



'Family of Saltimbanques,' Picasso, 1905.

National Gallery of Art, Picasso: The Early Years
https://www.nga.gov/features/slideshows/picasso-the-early-years.html#slide_8



'The Music Lesson,' Matisse, 1917.

The Barnes Foundation Collection: Matisse, 'The Joy of Life'
https://collection.barnesfoundation.org/objects/7199/Le-Bonheur-de-vivre-also-called-The-Joy-of-Life/

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 05:41 PM

1. I saw the Matisse - Picasso exhibit in Queens, NY, years ago

Wept for joy.

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Response to shenmue (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 05:56 PM

3. Lucky you! Two of my favorites but I missed it, grr

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Response to appalachiablue (Reply #3)

Sat Nov 9, 2019, 07:14 AM

10. The Power of Art, PICASSO By Simon Schama, BBC






Francoise Gilot, b. 1921 Picasso's mistress and mother of their children Claude and Paloma is still alive, age 97.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7oise_Gilot

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 05:50 PM

2. Matisse hurts!

Picasso brush them too hard.

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Response to Voltaire2 (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 05:57 PM

4. If you say so, but I think Matisse is far gentler than Pablo

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Response to appalachiablue (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 05:59 PM

5. Manet feel that way.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 06:55 PM

6. Bookmarking for later

Thanks!

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 07:08 PM

7. thank you for the wonderful post...

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 07:26 PM

8. Thank you for the video.

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Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 08:55 PM

9. K&R for later

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