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Jazz (Hardcover, 2 Rev Ed) Loot Price: R361
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Jazz (Hardcover, 2 Rev Ed): Henri Matisse

Jazz (Hardcover, 2 Rev Ed)

Henri Matisse; Foreword by Riva Castleman

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Late in his life, confined to a chair or bed, Matisse transformed a simple technique into a medium for the creation of a major art. I have attained a form filtered to its essentials. Cutting dynamic shapes from painted paper, Matisse created his images. While producing pieces for Jazz, the artist used a large brush to write notes to himself on construction paper. The simple visual appearance of the words pleased Matisse, and he suggested using his reflective handwritten thoughts in juxtaposition with the images. The original edition of Jazz was an artist s book, printed in a limited quantity. This selection from the original is an exquisite suite of color plates and text that, like the music it was named for, was invented in a spirit of improvisation and spontaneity. These magnificent cut-outs of pure color celebrate the radiance and emotional intensity of the artist s oeuvre. "

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Imprint: George Braziller
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2015
Authors: Henri Matisse
Foreword by: Riva Castleman
Dimensions: 145 x 224 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth over boards
Pages: 96
Edition: 2 Rev Ed
ISBN-13: 978-0-8076-0018-4
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > Industrial / commercial art & design > Illustration & commercial art > General
Books > Arts & Architecture > History of art / art & design styles > From 1900 > Art styles, First World War to 1960 > General
Books > Arts & Architecture > Art forms, treatments & subjects > Art treatments & subjects > Individual artists > General
LSN: 0-8076-0018-0
Barcode: 9780807600184

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