Happy Birthday Henri Matisse!

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Henri Matisse was born on December 31, 1869 in Le Cateau-Cambresis, Nord.

Henri Matisse went to art school at Academie Julian.
Henri Matisse was part of the following art movement: Fauvism and Modernism
Henri Matisse’s most famous painting is Dessert Harmony in Red painted in 1908.
Three interesting facts about Henri Matisse:
1. Matisse was influenced by Edouard Manet, Paul Cezanne, and Vincent van Gogh amoung others.
2. Matisse painted “The Dance ll”  as a mural for the Barnes Foundation in Lower Merion Pennsylvania.
3. As Matisse aged, he lost the ability to paint as he had before. Matisse created collages that he called “painting with scissors.”
Henri Matisse died on November 3, 1954 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes.
Quote: “Creativity takes courage.”


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