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Matisse : radical invention, 1913-1917 / Stephanie D'Alessandro, John Elderfield
Chicago, Ill. : Art Institute of Chicago ; New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press [distributor], c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  ND553.M37 A4 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954 -- Exhibitions
Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954 -- Criticism and interpretation
Physical Description 368 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 34 cm
Note "Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title co-organized by the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Exhibition dates: Art Institute of Chicago, March 20, 2010-June 20, 2010; Museum of Modern Art, July 18, 2010-October 11, 2010"--T.p. verso
At foot of title: Art Institute of Chicago ; Museum of Modern Art ; Yale University Press, New Haven and London
Includes bibliographical references (p. 356-361) and index
Contents Matisse, 1913-1917, and the methods of modern construction -- Defining a new art. Chronology 1907-1913. Modernism and tradition ; Opportunity and invention ; Construction by means of color -- Changing direction. Chronology 1913-1914 ; A painful effort ; New ambitions -- Art as experiment. Chronology 1914-1917 ; Interruptions and returns ; The challenge of painting ; Charting a new course -- Coda : the experiment remembered
Summary Examines the working method, experimental techniques, and compositional choices Matisse used in works created between 1913 and 1917
Alternate Author D'Alessandro, Stephanie
Elderfield, John
Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)

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