Wow, Matisse is an amazing artist! Matisse created some of his most popular pieces of art when he was older. Jazz Icarus 1945
Henri had several operations that left him in a wheelchair. During these years, he was too weak to stand at an easel. Henri didn't allow his handicap to get him down. He began creating his papercuts, carving in colored paper, scissoring out shapes, and collaging them into sometimes vast pictures. The picture to the left entitled "Beasts of the Sea" was created in 1950.
Matisse created the following two collages. Can you guess what the theme is? TheCircusTheCircus The Knife Thrower
Today, you will be creating a collage inspired by the work of Henri Matisse. We have looked at his collage entitled "Beasts of the Sea". When creating your collage remember to use... -Overlapping -Geometric shapes -Organic shapes -Positive and negative areas of your cut-outs
~ Assignment # 2 ~ Create a three slide Power Point Presentation Using the following the guidelines:
Slide 1: -Title your page using Word Art. -Insert a picture of Matisse. -Insert your favorite quote from Matisse.
Slide 2: -Take a Digital picture of your collage and insert it. - Using your art work, answer the following question: How does your work reflect the process used by Henri Matisse in his later works?
Slide 3: -Using at least one reproduction of Matisse’s work, answer the following question: Why is Henri Matisse such a popular artist?