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Icarus by Henri Matisse

Matisse shows Icarus flailing in the deep blue sky, his body in free fall. It’s a deeply tragic moment of inevitable death, of destruction, of collapse of hopes and ambitions, yet Matisse creates an almost meditational composition. The bursts of the yellow sunlight against the rich blue of the sky are almost hypnotic. His Icarus with a bright red spot in place of a heart is mysterious and calm, free of anxiety or fear. More in ArtEx…

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Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs at Tate Modern – in pictures

Artist: Henri Matisse (1869 -1964), Title: Violet Leaf on Orange Background (Palmette), 1947. http://www.pinterest.com/judithposer/matisse-cut-outs/

© Acey Harper - From the exhibit, "NO LIMITS" at the Catherine and André Hug Gallery, Paris, France. S)

Here follows the scrapbook of a 36 year old Paris born Irishman living in Amsterdam. Cycling, photography, architecture, design, and style.(Most of these images are NOT mine, but reblogged from tumblr. Some images are NSFW or of an adult nature. All...