Mr. Matisse And His Cutouts

Mr Matisse And His CutoutsThis inspiring picture book describes the period that artist Heri Êmile Benoît Matisse was bedridden in a hospital for three months. Mr. Mattisse was appalled by the blank canvas walls in his hospital room. Matisse tried painting the hospital sheets, walls, and ceiling, but he quickly realized that he could not paint in his condition. When he spotted a pair of scissors, Matisse was inspired. He turned his room into a vibrant garden by cutting paper and fabrics. All readers will enjoy learning about this creative artist who is thought to be a leading innovator in modern art. ema


Title: Mr. Matisse And His Cutouts
Author: Annemarie van Haeringen
: Annemarie van Haeringen
: North-South
: 2016
Original Language
: Dutch
Translator: Jan Michael
ISBN: 978-0-7358-4263-2
Hardcover pages
: 32
Age range: 4-8
: Picture Book, Nonfiction
Authors’ ethnicity: Dutch
Authors’ residence
: Netherlands
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: Dutch
Illustrator’s residence
: Netherlands
Subjects: Artists, Artwork, Creativity, Illness, Painting, Paper Cutouts

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