Henri Matisse
On the occasion of the exhibition "Matisse. Cahiers d'art, le tournant des années 30" at the Musée de l'Orangerie in Paris, Art Explora Academy invites you to rediscover the work of this leading 20th century artist. A true star of Modern Art, this friend and rival of Picasso is particularly appreciated for his Cut-Outs and the colourful power of his works. To find out more about the leader of the "Fauvists", you're at the right place!

The early 20th-century movement called FAUVISM started in 1905 in France and lasted for just a couple of years. The best-known fauvist art was created by three amazing artists: Henri Matisse, Andre Derain, and Maurice de Vlaminck.

The movement was short-lived but had a huge impact on the art of the 20th century. So let’s find out why it’s so special!

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On the agenda
video - 4:39
Fauvism in 4 Minutes: The Wild Beasts of Art
By: Curious Muse
video - 2:51
How to read a Matisse ? Art, Explained
By: The Metropolitan Museum
video - 9:29
The Music Lesson : Henri Matisse
By: Listening In
video - 4:35
Matisse, The Red Studio
By: SmartHistory
video - 8:33
Henri Matisse – The Joy of Life (1905-1906)
By: Art History Online
podcast - 29:31
Rivals – Picasso vs Matisse
By: ArtCurious
video - 6:13
10 Amazing Facts about French Painter Henri Matisse
By: Art History School