Matisse: In Search of True Painting at The Met
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 -
Sunday, March 17, 2013
East 82nd Street and 5th Avenue
Henri Matisse is famous for painting pairs throughout his career, in an effort to perfect his work. Utilizing large canvases, Matisse said, "My idea is to push further and deeper into true painting." Here Young Sailor I and II, Le Luxe I and II, and Dance I and II highlight his insights into color, theme and form when reexamining his original paintings.