Stock Image

Henri Matisse: The Oasis of Matisse (Hardcover)

Vanessa Joan Muller

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 3863357264 / ISBN 13: 9783863357269
New Condition: New Hardcover
From Grand Eagle Retail (Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since October 12, 2005

Quantity Available: 1

Buy New
List Price: US$ 65.00
Price: US$ 55.19 Convert Currency
Shipping: Free Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Hardcover. At the heart of this publication is one of the most popular works: the monumental paper cut-out The Parakeet and the Mermaid (1952-1953) - This iconic artwork is presented alongside other.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 288 pages. 1.406. Bookseller Inventory # 9783863357269

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Henri Matisse: The Oasis of Matisse (...

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

About this title


This substantial new hardcover is published to accompany an exhibition at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. Readers are transported through the museum's Matisse works--an array of Eastern nudes, colorful fabrics, carpets, potted plants and idyllic landscapes--plus a selection of additional paintings, sculptures and works on paper by the French master.
At the heart of the exhibition is one of the most beloved works in the Stedelijk's collection: the monumental paper cut-out "The Parakeet and the Mermaid" (1952-53), presented with other Matisse cut-outs and rarely exhibited works in fabric and stained glass inspired by them. Arranged chronologically, the volume guides readers through Matisse's days in Paris, the birth of Fauvism, his representational work made in Nice, through to his work in Polynesia and Oceania.
The Oasis of Matisse portrays the artist's output using contextualization with works by his contemporaries, offering a comprehensive overview of his influences.
One of modern art's towering figures, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was a painter, draftsman, sculptor and printmaker before turning to paper cut-outs in the 1940s. From the clashing hues of his Fauvist works made in the South of France in 1904-5, to the harmonies of his Nice interiors from the 1920s, to this brilliant final chapter, Matisse followed a career-long path that he described as "construction by means of color."

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it¿s described on the Abebooks web sites. If you¿ve changed
your mind about a book that you¿ve ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us
and we¿ll respond within 2 business days.
Books ship from California and Michigan.

Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. All books within the US ship free of charge. Delivery is 4-14 business days anywhere in the United States.

Books ship from California and Michigan.

If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express