Matisse. Cut-outs (Basic Art Series 2.0)

Matisse. Cut-outs (Basic Art Series

Henri Matisse (1869–1954) was a fighting spirit. Despite a cancer diagnosis in 1941, increasing frailty, and the confines of a wheelchair, the indomitable Frenchman never stopped in his quest to make art. With what he called une seconde vie, a second life, he embarked on a remarkable collage period, cutting and pasting pieces of colored paper into gouaches découpées of birds, plants, flowers, and the female form.Emphasizing color and contrast, the cut-out technique generated both striking lines and vivid juxtapositions. In works such as Icarus (1943), The Blue Nude (1952), The Snail (1953), and The Sheaf (1953), clean forms and elemental structures power a compositional force that belies the work’s decorative appeal, at once tightly organized and infectious with joie de vivre. As his work progressed, Matisse’s excitement with his results fueled ever-larger pieces, advancing from small works to vast wall-sized murals.As his final years approached, Matisse reveled in the simplicity and brilliance of these pieces, avowing, “Only what I created after the illness constitutes my real self: free, liberated…” In this essential introductory book, we revisit this joyful final chapter of Matisse’s long and prodigious career, examining how the cut-outs encapsulated the artist...

  • Brand: Neret Gilles
  • ASIN: 3836534274

KALALOU A5688 SET/4 RECYCLED WOOD ANTIQUE FISH

KALALOU A5688 SET/4 RECYCLED WOOD ANTIQUE

- Set of 4 - Material: Wood - Dimensions: 32.25L x 3.5W x 0.5H - Weight: 3

  • Color: Multi-color
  • Brand: Kalalou
  • ASIN: B01AUKQKQM
  • UPC: 723472096912

Matisse in the Studio

Matisse in the

The personal objects in Matisse’s studio form a secret history in his artThis book is the first in English to explore the essential role that Henri Matisse’s personal collection of objects played in his studio practice. The artist traveled with his collection even to temporary residences, and letters to family members often included requests for objects to be moved to where he was working, revealing them to be critical creative stimulants. Featured frequently in the modern master’s bold paintings, drawings and cutouts, and influencing the development of his work in sculpture, Matisse’s objects formed a secret history hiding in plain sight.Works that span Matisse’s entire career are presented here alongside the objects that inspired them, from Asian vases and African masks to intricate textiles from the Islamic world. An introduction and five chapters take readers through studies of the object as actor and the studio as theater, the importance of African art in Matisse’s renderings of the human form and his sitters’ inner selves, and the invention and transformation of his own language of signs. With lush illustrations and archival images, Matisse in the Studio provides exceptional insights into the artist at work.

  • Brand: MFA
  • ASIN: 0878468439

Bless This Home Word Art Wood Cutout

Bless This Home Word Art Wood

This "word art" wood cutout is a great addition to any home whether or not you're building a new family or have already been established. This piece is cut out of MDF and measures 20" wide by 9" at the tallest point and is 1/2" thick. The lightweight nature of this piece allows it to be hung using very small nails.

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: MRC Wood Products
  • ASIN: B06WP6K74S
  • UPC: 647297390638

The Dinosaur Creativity Book: Games, Cut-Outs, Art Paper, Stickers, and Stencils (Creativity Books)

The Dinosaur Creativity Book: Games, Cut-Outs, Art Paper,

This is…ROAR-some! Let your child travel back in time to the days of the dinosaur through the pages of this fun-filled activity book. Kids will enjoy hours of creative fun with:Over 150 reusable stickersStencil sheets that can be easily removed so even young artists can draw their favorite dinosaursScaly craft papersDinosaur themed art that can be pulled out and used at home to make such fun crafts as a model dinosaur and a personalized door hangerTwo glossy sticker scenes attached to the back cover, so readers can play with their reusable stickers to create prehistoric scenes time and again, and much moreEvery puzzle, game and craft activity is based on a prehistoric creature, including T. rex, Stegosaurus, Triceratops, and Diplodocus. Stoke children's' curiosity and imagination while they discover all their favorite dinosaurs in one incredible place!

  • Color: Multicolor
  • Brand: Barron's Educational Series
  • ASIN: 1438007175

Cardboard Jumbo Superhero Word Cutouts (size: 26" x 18") - 6 pcs by Party Supplies (1 Pack)

Cardboard Jumbo Superhero Word Cutouts (size: 26" x

Cardboard Jumbo Superhero Word Cutouts. Great for parties or for decorating any comic book enthusiast's room!

  • Color: Blue, Red
  • Brand: Fun Express
  • ASIN: B00MR144XO
  • UPC: 885356288155

Lavish Home Metal Cutout Wall Sign-3D Word Art Home Accent Decor-Perfect for Modern Rustic or Vintage Farmhouse Style

Lavish Home Metal Cutout Wall Sign-3D Word Art

The Metal Cutout “Home” Sign by Lavish Home is a beautiful addition to any home décor! With an attractive distressed dark brown finish, this inspiring word art will complement any style of interior design, from modern rustic to vintage farmhouse chic. Perfect for home or office, this versatile and uplifting piece is a great touch for your living room, kitchen, bedroom, bath, or front entryway. This lovely wall mount 3D décor piece is a wonderful gift for birthdays, engagements, weddings, housewarmings, holidays, or any occasion! SATISFACTION GUARANTEED: Lavish Home is committed to providing the consumer with the absolute best price and value on all of our products, which we ensure by applying a rigorous quality control process. NOTE: This is an exclusive product of Lavish Home and ONLY Metal Word Signs by Lavish Home are GUARANTEED to be genuine IMPORTANT:  Avoid buying counterfeit products and transacting with unauthorized sellers.  Look for our logo on the packaging for every one of our products.  Lavish Home is a registered trademark protected by U.S. Trademark law and will be vigorously defended.

  • Color: N/a
  • Brand: Lavish Home
  • ASIN: B07HPV24PD
  • UPC: 192055917201

Henri Matisse. Cut-outs. Drawing With Scissors

Henri Matisse. Cut-outs. Drawing With

Towards the end of his monumental career as a painter, sculptor, and lithographer, an elderly, sickly Matisse was unable to stand and use a paintbrush for a longer period of time. In this late phase of his life―he was almost 80 years of age―he developed the technique of ‘carving into color’, creating bright, bold paper cut-outs. Though dismissed by some contemporary critics as the folly of a senile old man, these gouaches decoupées (gouache cut-outs) in fact represented a revolution in modern art, a whole new medium that re-imagined the age-old conflict between color and line.This fresh, standard TASCHEN edition of the first volume of our original prize-winning XL book provides a thorough historical context to Matisse’s cut-outs, tracing their roots in his 1930 trip to Tahiti, through to his final years in Nice. It includes many photos of Matisse, some rare images, by Henri Cartier-Bresson and the filmmaker F.W. Murnau and text from Matisse, publisher E. Tériade, the poets Louis Aragon, Henri Michaux, and Pierre Reverdy, and Matisse’s son-in-law, Georges Duthuit.In their deceptive simplicity, the cut-outs achieved both a sculptural quality and an early minimalist abstraction which would profoundly influence generations of artists to come. Exuberant, multi-hued, and ...

  • Brand: Neret Gilles Ed
  • ASIN: 3836536293

NOVICA Handmade Painted Steel Cutout Nature Tree Theme Wall Art, Sunset Oak'

NOVICA Handmade Painted Steel Cutout Nature Tree Theme

NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunning, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured - we'll do everything we possibly can to ensure you're a happy customer.About this item: Capturing the nostalgia of a sunset beneath a shady oak, Alejandro de Esesarte translates his concept to this lovely wall sculpture. He works in steel to create the image, hammering it into low relief and painting it by hand. Because each piece is individually handcrafted and painted, size and color could vary slightly.About our Artist: 'From the time I was a boy, I was attracted to art,' recalls Alejandro de Esesarte. 'When I was 20, I became an ecologist and defender of nature, and this is when I began to create animals in metal. My technique is similar to cutout metal, but more rudimentary. From this, I became inspired and started working in metal for its versatility. Today I have a workshop, a cockatoo named Coco and a cactus collection. Those are all the tools I need to continue working.'...

  • Color: Green Yellow
  • Brand: NOVICA
  • ASIN: B076DR89VP
  • UPC: 808773138704

The Paper Cut-Out Design Book: A Sourcebook for Creating and Adapting the Heritage of American Folk Art, Polish Wycinanki, Chinese Hua Yang, Japanese Kirigami, German Scherenschnitte, and Others

The Paper Cut-Out Design Book: A Sourcebook for

Traces the history of the art of paper cutting, describes a wealth of ethnic designs, and offers instructions for making, displaying, and utilizing a number of patterns and items

  • Brand: Brand: Stemmer House Publishers
  • ASIN: 0916144046

Family Word Art Wood Cutout

Family Word Art Wood

This "word art" wood cutout is a great addition to any home whether or not you're building a new family or have already been established. This piece is cut out of birch and measures 20" long by 10" at the tallest point and is 1/2" thick. The lightweight nature of this piece allows it to be hung using double sided tape (not included) which means no holes to fill if you would like to move it!

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: MRC Wood Products
  • ASIN: B01L9VCO9S
  • UPC: 647297390188

Grateful Small Size Raw Steel Unpainted Word Art

Grateful Small Size Raw Steel Unpainted Word

grateful raw steel script sign This beautiful bare metal sign is ready to paint! 15.5x8" in size. This word art is cut from steel about as thick as a nickel. This do-it-yourself raw steel sign is coated with an oily film to prevent rust during transit. While we use brand new steel and use rust preventative measures on the mild steel, your raw steel sign can develop slight surface rusting during shipment to your location. This is most likely during transits in high humidity and/or the package being delivered in the rain. Any light surface rust is easily removed by lightly sanding or scuffing with a scotch brite pad before painting or display. We recommend lacquer based paint thinner, acetone, automotive brake cleaner or solvent based wax & grease remover to clean the oily film off of the sign before painting. Sanding with a 220 grit or finer sand paper or using a scotch brite pad to scuff the surface of the metal will greatly enhance paint adhesion. Spray paint with primer is an easy coating for this type of sign. We do not recommend water-based paint on raw steel products as it can cause rust instead of preventing it. Always paint the back side first, so that the front will not be placed down after painting. Signs can be hung with commercial grade double-sided tape, Command strip...

  • Color: gray
  • Brand: 81 Metal Art
  • ASIN: B07CWL9BWK

Fantastic Press-Out Flying Birds (Dover Birds)

Fantastic Press-Out Flying Birds (Dover

These realistic, full-color paper bird models could not be easier to make — and they really fly! Simply press along the perforations, fold according to the instructions, add a penny or a dime for weight, then send them skyward in long, straight glides or looping swoops. All of the birds feature captions that include their Latin names and accurate information about their habitats, behaviors, and pointers on where to look for them.In addition to the fun of making and flying models, this book offers a great way to learn how to identify birds. Author and artist Richard Merrill, a former aerospace design engineer, has created vivid and recognizable depictions of the birds' plumage. The 24 familiar species in this collection include the Eastern Meadowlark, Baltimore Oriole, and Western Tanager. Some of these birds have decreased in number during recent years and appear on the National Audubon Society's report on endangered birds. This book provides readers of all ages with an opportunity to learn about birds as well as the chance to play with flying paper toys!

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0486808440
  • UPC: 800759808441

Lavish Home Metal Cutout-Inspire Wall Sign-3D Word Art Home Accent Decor-Perfect for Modern Rustic or Vintage Farmhouse Style

Lavish Home Metal Cutout-Inspire Wall Sign-3D Word Art

The Metal Cutout “Inspire” Sign by Lavish Home is a beautiful addition to any home décor! With an attractive distressed dark brown finish, this inspiring word art will complement any style of interior design, from modern rustic to vintage farmhouse chic. Perfect for home or office, this versatile and uplifting piece is a great touch for your living room, work space, kitchen, bedroom, bath, or front entryway. This lovely wall mount 3D décor piece is a wonderful gift for birthdays, engagements, weddings, housewarmings, holidays, or any occasion! SATISFACTION GUARANTEED: Lavish Home is committed to providing the consumer with the absolute best price and value on all of our products, which we ensure by applying a rigorous quality control process. NOTE: This is an exclusive product of Lavish Home and ONLY Metal Word Signs by Lavish Home are GUARANTEED to be genuine IMPORTANT:  Avoid buying counterfeit products and transacting with unauthorized sellers.  Look for our logo on the packaging for every one of our products.  Lavish Home is a registered trademark protected by U.S. Trademark law and will be vigorously defended.

  • Color: N/a
  • Brand: Lavish Home
  • ASIN: B07HPVJC3Q
  • UPC: 192055917195

Wood Cutouts - 24-Pack Unfinished Wooden Cutouts, 4 Unicorns and Rainbow Shapes for DIY Arts and Crafts Projects, Decorations, Ornaments, 6 of Each

Wood Cutouts - 24-Pack Unfinished Wooden Cutouts, 4

This 24 pack of unicorn wood cutouts has a lot of uses. First of all you can put them in a party favor bag at a child's birthday party. You can also give it to kids to decorate with whatever you want. Great materials include glitter and paint. You can also simply use them to decorate your kids room. Even adults who enjoy unicorns would love this 24 pack of solid MDF cutouts. The unicorn designs measure 4.5 x 4, 4.7 x 2.9, 3.9 x 4.2 inches and the rainbow design measures 4.5 x 2.25. The MDF board is 0.1 inches thick.

  • Color: Unicorn
  • Brand: Genie Crafts
  • ASIN: B07H2BC8JP
  • UPC: 843128186900
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