henri matisse

We have selected Web Museum, Paris as the world's very best website on Henri Matisse.

The Web Museum, Paris website is produced by Nicolas Pioch. It contains illustrated articles on artists and artistic movements of the twentieth century, including Expressionism, Picasso and Cubism, Paul Klee, Abstract Expressionism, and Pop Art. It includes a substantial section on the French artist Henri Matisse, who lived from 1869 to 1954 and was the leader of the Fauvist movement. 

The website contains a biographical article on Henri Matisse, organized into the following sections: Matisse Master of Color, The Experimental Years, Supreme Decoration, and Sculpting in Paper. There are high resolution images of eleven of his best known paintings.

There are links in the biography to articles within the website on related subjects, including: Fauvism, Raphael, Michaelangelo, Impressionism, and Timeline of the 20th Century.

The website of the Web Museum, Paris, is at this web address: http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/matisse/