Henri Matisse

French, 1869-1954

20,669 followers

Henri Matisse

French, 1869-1954

20,669 followers

Henri Matisse was a leading figure of Fauvism and, along with Pablo Picasso, one of the most …

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Henri Matisse was a leading figure of Fauvism and, along with Pablo Picasso, one of the most influential artists of the modern era. In his paintings, sculptures, and works on paper, Matisse experimented with vivid colors, Pointillist techniques, and reduced, flat shapes. “What I dream of is an art of balance, of …

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Selected career achievements
High auction record
$81m, Christie's, 2018
Solo show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 10 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 18 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 3 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 3 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta, and 1 more
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