Thursday, 30 June 2016

Henri Matisse At The Hermitage

There's so much great art at the Hermitage, it's difficult for an artist to stand out. Except for Matisse. Stroll into the handful of rooms that exclusively feature his fine work and be ready to be overwhelmed. The colors, the compositions, the bending of perspective, all of these elements create a hallucinatory effect of pure joie de vivre and absolute beauty. A sampling.

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