Matisse

Noted iconoclastic Jewish-American poet, playwright, novelist, and art collector Gertrude Stein (1874–1946) is remembered for her experimental use of language, her frank depiction of lesbian…
An interior view of Matisse’s atelier in the Parisian suburb of Issy-les-Moulineaux, "The Red Studio" (1911) serves as the centerpiece for an impressive feat of scholarship that gathers photographs,…
On December 12, the Baltimore Museum of Art will invite the public in to two new study centers—The Ruth R. Marder Center for Matisse Studies and The Nancy Dorman and Stanley Mazaroff Center for the…
Born on New Year’s Eve in 1869, Henri Matisse became one of the most influential French painters of the 20th century. Here are 10 surprising facts about the life of Henri Matisse.
When asked if his work was inspired by God, Matisse replied, “Yes, but that god is me.” 
Boasting the world’s largest public collection of works by Henri Matisse, the Baltimore Museum of Art plans to capitalize on that distinction by creating a global center dedicated to the study of the…
The Norton Simon Museum presents Matisse/Odalisque, a vibrant exhibition that explores the theme of the odalisque, a reclining nude or concubine that was a popular subject in European art throughout…
Created in the Paris studio of Henri Matisse in June 1936, this ravishing portrait depicts the writer Mary Hutchinson, a key member of the Bloomsbury group. A fascinating, fashionable and…