Matisse in the Studio
Royal Academy of Arts, London Saturday 9 September, 6.30pm – 9pm
Archant magazine subscribers are invited to an exclusive private view on Saturday 9 September 2017, 6:30pm - 9pm
Join us at the Royal Academy of Arts for a drinks reception and private view of the unmissable exhibition, Matisse in the Studio.
This sumptuous exhibition offers a rare glimpse into the artist’s personal collection of objects, as well as the paintings, sculptures and drawings it inspired. Matisse drew his collection from the far corners of the world: Buddhist statuary from Thailand, Bamana figures from Mali, furniture and textiles from North Africa. Rarely of material value, these objects were nonetheless precious. Seen side by side with the works they influenced, they reveal how Matisse’s vision of rich and masterful energy first stemmed from the collage of patterns and rhythms which he found in the world of objects.