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Henri Matisse by Alastair Sooke an essential guide to one of the 20th century's greatest artists 'One January morning in 1941 only a fortnight or so after his seventy first birthday the bearded and bespectacled French artist Henri Matisse was lying in a hospital bed preparing to die' Diagnosed with cancer the acclaimed painter and rival of Picasso seemed to be facing his demise Then something unexpected happened After a life saving operation that left him too weak to paint and often too frail to even get out of bed Matisse invented a ground breaking and effortless new way of making art The results rank among his greatest work In an astonishing blaze of creativity he began conjuring mesmerising designs of dazzling dancers and thrilling tightrope walkers sensuous swimmers and mythical figures falling from the heavens His joyful and unprecedented new works were as spontaneous as jazz music and as wondrous as crystal clear lagoons Their medium? Coloured paper and scissors This book by art critic and broadcaster Alastair Sooke focuses on Matisse's extraordinary final decade which he called 'a second life' after he had returned from the grave Both a biography and a guide to Matisse's 'cut outs' it tells the story of the valedictory flourish of one of the most important and beloved artists of the twentieth century Published in time for a major Tate Modern retrospective 'Sooke is an immensely engaging character He has none of the weighty self regard that often afflicts art experts and critics; rather he approaches his subjects with a uestioning open exploratory attitude' Sarah Vine The Times 'His shows are excellent clever lively scholarly but not too lecturey; he's very good at linking his painters with the world outside the studio and at how these artists have affected the world today' Sam Wollaston reviewing 'Modern Masters' Guardian Alastair Sooke is art critic of the Daily Telegraph He has written and presented documentaries on television and radio for the BBC including Modern Masters The World's Most Expensive Paintings Treasures of Ancient Rome and most recently Treasures of Ancient Egypt He is a regular reporter for The Culture Show on BBC Two He is the author of Roy Lichtenstein How Modern Art was Saved by Donald Duck.

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