Henri Matisse Jazz (BOK)

Francesco Poli, Henri Matisse

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By 1947, Matisse in his seventies and suffering poor health much preferred the simple, fluid act of cutting forms from painted paper to drawing or painting. It was his intention to use this assemblage technique to illustrate a collection of poems, which would be printed as a limited edition book. As this project evolved, Matisses notes, written with a paintbrush in looping letters, became integral, and the publisher agreed that they should replace the poems. They appear here in their original rough form, creating a visual counterpoint to the images. Henri Matisse Jazz has stood the test of time, and is regarded as one of Matisses greatest achievements its original illustrations still exhibited as significant works in their own right. This edition is accompanied by a special book mounted on the reverse of the presentation boxs cover, featuring both a translation of Matisses text and two new essays: one examining its principal place among other artists books, and the other surveying the history of artists books as a field.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Francesco Poli, Henri Matisse
Forlag
THAMES & HUDSON
ISBN 9780500517239
Antall sider 200 Dimensjoner 38,1cm x 50,8cm x 7,6cm
Vekt 3400 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Individual artists, art monographs, Illustration & commercial art, Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism, Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960