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What began as a way of learning from deceased masters – including Matisse – has developed into a vast body of visually- and conceptually-rich work to be exhibited in a solo show at Modernism Gallery next month.

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In the 1940s, Henri Matisse advised young artists to make copies of their favorite paintings. Nearly half a century later, Damian Elwes decided to follow his advice with a twist. "I went to Paris and made paintings of the studios of my favorite artists," Elwes says. What began as a way of learning from deceased masters – including Matisse – has developed into a vast body of visually- …

In the 1940s, Henri Matisse advised young artists to make copies of their favorite paintings. Nearly half a century later, Damian Elwes decided to follow his advice with a twist. "I went to Paris and made paintings of the studios of my favorite artists," Elwes says. What began as a way of learning from deceased masters – including Matisse – has developed into a vast body of visually- and conceptually-rich work to be exhibited in a solo show at Modernism Gallery next month.

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724 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA, US
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Saturday, 10am–6pm