New PDF release: A Journey Into Matisse's South of France (IPS)

By Laura McPhee

ISBN-10: 1458785424

ISBN-13: 9781458785428

For greater than 50 years the passionate pursuit of colour led Henri Matisse to go to essentially the most mesmerizing villages in southern France. tourists and artwork fans will savor this combination of artwork, background, biography, and go back and forth advisor that covers southern France and explores the teal skies, emerald hills, crimson soil, and indigo seas liked by way of the artist. the adventure starts in Paris after which strikes to the modern port of St. Tropez, the fishing village of Collioure, stylish and voluptuous great, and the country shelter of Vence, and results in the posh hotel of Cimiez. the writer identifies the villas and studios the place Matisse lived and labored in every one position and discusses how his artwork replied to the palette and atmosphere of every neighborhood landscape.

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