Famous Artist Fridays: Henri Matisse

Famous Artist Fridays

Henri Matisse

This week we will take a look at some of the bright and bold art of Henri Matisse. Here are a few of our favorites!

Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954) Interior with a Violin (Room at the Hôtel Beau-Rivage), 1918
Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954)
Interior with a Violin (Room at the Hôtel Beau-Rivage), 1918
Henri Matisse. Red Fish. 1911
Henri Matisse. Red Fish. 1911
Henri Matisse. The Window. 1916
Henri Matisse. The Window. 1916
Henri Matisse. The Moroccan in Green. 1912-13
Henri Matisse. The Moroccan in Green. 1912-13
Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954) Interior at Nice (Room at the Hôtel Beau-Rivage), 1918
Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954)
Interior at Nice (Room at the Hôtel Beau-Rivage), 1918

(Just fyi: careful when searching his work with the kiddos around. He did lots of abstract nudes.)

Here are some things to help if you’d like more info on Matisse.

My Pinterest board: Artist: Henri Matisse

A cute video for kids about Matisse on YouTube: Henri Matisse Cartoon

A how-to lesson for kids, but adults could adapt it: How to paint like Matisse

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