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Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs. Tate Modern, London. 17 April – 7 September 2014

The exhibition showcases 120 works made between 1936 and 1954. In his late sixties, when ill health first prevented Matisse from painting, he began to cut into painted paper with scissors to make drafts for a number of commissions. The paper was painted with gouache with atmospheric names – Light Japanese Green, Deep Cadmium Yellow … Continue reading