Tate Modern Announces Show of Matisse’s Final Works

April 20th, 2013

The Tate Modern in London has announced its plans for a show of the final works completed by Henri Matisse.  Slated for Spring of 2014, the show will feature 120 pieces by the artist, primarily using his large-scale, cut-out technique, including his famous Blue Nudes.  “They are more like installations or environments than paintings; and they seem very contemporary now. Part of the point of the show is to reconsider them in this light,” said Tate curator Nicholas Cullinan. “They were a way of collapsing line and colour; at the same time they were a kind of sculpture – carving into pure colour.”

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