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…

Icarus by Henri Matisse

Icarus, plate VIII from the illustrated book, Jazz, Henri Matisse, 1947

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Field Book of Common Gilled Mushrooms - Mary e. Eaton natural history - mushroom illustration - via Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Henri Matisse (French: 1869 – 1954)

Matisse leva multidões ao MoMA

Maquette for Nuit de Noël. Gouache on paper, cut-and-pasted, mounted on board. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Kathe Fraga paintings inspired by the romance of vintage Parisian wallpapers and Chinoserie Ancienne  The Old Pink Rose, Watered With Seaspray and Drenched in Summer Sun, 36x24 inches on frescoed panel  www.kathefraga.com

Kathe Fraga painting inspired by the romance of vintage Parisian wallpapers and Chinoserie Ancienne The Old Pink Rose, Watered With Seaspray and Drenched in Summer Sun.

Resultado de imagen para grabados plantas

Vintage Botanical Print Antique TOADSTOOLS, fungi mushrooms plant print botanical print, bookplate watercolor painting art print, home decor

Mr. Finch

el arte textil de mister finch

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