Henri Matisse – Dishes and Fruit [1901] by Gandalf’s Gallery is licensed

under CC BY-SA 2.0

 

The Art of Healing With Color:

Henri Mattise

The artist was born in Le Cateau-CambrésisFrance. 

He often used Mediterranean themes in his vigorous expression of color, in pursuit of revitalizing and restoring the human mind.

 

What I dream of is an art of balance, purity, and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter… a soothing, calming influence on the mind, something like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue. 
– Henri Matisse

 

 

 

 

 

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