Presentation on theme: "Matisse Picasso Toward Abstraction:"— Presentation transcript:
1 Matisse Picasso Toward Abstraction: The Modernist Revolution – 1914‘The Avant Garde’Matisse PicassoLiberating color Liberating form in spaceFauvism Cubism
2 Fauvism‘C'est Donatello dans la cage aux fauves!’ -- Louis Vauxcelles, Salon d'Automne, 1905.expressive use of colorbold fragmented application of colorcolor as emotionpure, brilliant color, applied straight from the paint tubesin an aggressive, direct manner to create a sense of an explosion on the canvas.
3 André Dérain Mountains at Collioure, 1905, o/c, 32 x 39” long strokes of pure color“sticks of dynamite”“deliberate disharmonies”Mountains at Collioure, 1905, o/c, 32 x 39”3
30 Henri Matisse. Spanish Still Life (Seville II). 1911
31 Henri Matisse, The Red Studio, 1911, o/c, 71 x 86” (self-sufficiency of painting; self referentiality;a world unto itself, nourishing itself from within)Henri Matisse, The Red Studio, 1911, o/c, 71 x 86”31
32 Henri Matisse. The Piano Lesson. 1916. Oil on canvas 8' 1/2" x 6' 11 3/4"
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