Presentation on theme: "Henri Matisse 1869-1954. Matisse Timeline Born in Northern France in 1869. His parents were wealthy merchants. 1887-1888 he studies Law in Paris In 1889."— Presentation transcript:
Matisse Timeline Born in Northern France in 1869. His parents were wealthy merchants. 1887-1888 he studies Law in Paris In 1889 he had a serious attack of appendicitis and that is when he discovered his love of art. In 1891 he returned to Paris to Study art at the Acadmie Julian He became part of the artistic movement “Fauvism” which lasted from 1904-1908. The term loosely translated to “wild beast” 1941 Matisse is diagnosed with cancer and, following surgery, he begins to using a wheelchair.
Matisse was a… Painter Sketch artist Sculptor Graphic Designer Collage artisr Interior finishes expert (1948–51), he created all the wall decorations, Stations of the Cross, furniture, stained-glass windows for Chapel of the Rosary in Vence, France.
Early Paintings The Red Room (Harmony in Red), 1908 Still Life with a Blue Tablecloth, 1909