Evelyn Aimis Fine Art

Henri Matisse

(French, 1869–1954)

portrait of emma by henri matisse

Henri Matisse

Portrait of Emma, 1916

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Biography

Timeline

1869
Born: Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France
1882 - 1887
Attended the College de Saint-Quentin and the Lycée Henri- Martin at Saint-Quentin, France
1887 - 1889
Studied law in Paris, France
1889
Studied drawing at the municipal Ecole Quentin de La Tour, a school of décorative arts, Saint-Quentin, France
1891
Studied at the Academy Julien with Gabriel Ferrier and Adolphe-W. Bouguereau
1892
Studied at the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
1895
Entered the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
1896
Salon of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
1905
Worked with André Derain in the little coastal town of Collioure, France
1927
Won first prize at Carnegie International in Pittsburgh, PA

Exhibitions

2010
Les photographes de Matisse, nouvelles acquisitions, Les photographies de Matisse à Tahiti, Musée Henri Matisse, Nice, France (solo)
2009
Matisse – Rodin, un parcours sans fin, Musée Henri Matisse, Nice, France (solo)
L’objet dans l’œuvre de Matisse, Musée Henri Matisse, Nice, France (solo)
2008
Henri Matisse: Prints and Bronzes from the Etta and Claribel Cone Collection, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (solo)
2007 - 2008
Matisse : en pensant à René Char, Musée Henri Matisse, Nice, France (solo)
2007
Matisse - Painter as Sculptor, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD (solo)
Henri Matisse - Prints and Bronzes from the Permanent Collection, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (solo)
Henri Matisse - The Thousand and One Nights, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA (solo)
Picasso & Matisse, Andipa Gallery, London, UK
2006
Picasso Matisse: Prints and Drawings, Andipa gallery, London, UK
La Danza delle Avanguardie, Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy
Tapestries, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL
Matisse: A Figurative Femininity, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada (solo)
Stock 06/07/2006, Waddington Galleries, London, UK
Modern and Contemporary Masters, Richard Gray Gallery, New York, NY
French Master Drawings: From Manet and Degas to Matisse and Picasso, Statens museum for kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
Matisse: Jazz, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD (solo)
2005
MATISSE &, Statens museum for kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)
Henri Matisse: Une Seconde Vie, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, LA (solo)
Matisse, His Art and His Textiles: The Fabric of Dreams, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (solo)
Hommage à Matisse, Artiscope, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
Henri Matisse: Prints and Bronzes from the Claribel and Etta Cone Collection, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (solo)
Masterworks from The Phillips Collection, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
2004
Fauve Painting in the Permanent Collection, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Renoir to Matisse: The Eye of Duncan Phillips, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Matisse, Picasso: Lithographs & Etchings, Catherine Hodgkinson, London, UK
The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (solo)
Henri Matisse, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC; John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2003
Henri Matisse, Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia, Spain (solo)
Henri Matisse: Prints and Bronzes, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (solo)
Old Masters, Impressionists & Moderns: French Masterworks from the Pushkin Museum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Classic to Modern: French Works on Paper, 1800-1950, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Matisse: Papiers découpés, Sammlung Berggruen, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Voyage into Myth: Gauguin to Matisse, Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Masterworks from El Greco to Picasso in The Phillips Collection, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
2002
Henri Matisse. Mit der Schere zeichnen, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main, Gremany (solo)
Millet to Matisse, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Modigliani & the Artists of Montparnasse, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Gauguin to Matisse: French Masterpieces from Russias Hermitage Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Henri Matisse, Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao, Spain; Galerie Thomas, Munich, Germany (solo)
From Puvis de Chavannes to Matisse and Picasso, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
Matisse and Belfast, Ulster Museum, Belfast, Ireland (solo)
Henri Matisse/Ellsworth Kelly: dessins de plantes, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France

Literature

2006
Wright, Alastair. Matisse and the Subject of Modernism Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2006
2005
Spurling, Hilary. Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse, Vol. 2, The Conquest of Colour 1909 - 1954. London, Hamish Hamilton Ltd, 2005
1998
Spurling, Hilary Spurling. The Unknown Matisse: A Life of Henri Matisse, Vol. 1, 1869-1908. London, Hamish Hamilton Ltd, 1998
1984
Schneider, Pierre. Matisse. New York, Rizzoli, 1984
1979
Gowing, Lawrence. Matisse. New York, Oxford University Press, 1979