Inspired by Matisse

Caravage Créole  1, Françoise Sémiramoth

Caravage Créole 1

Françoise Sémiramoth

Print - 87.4 x 65.4 inch


Les 82 lunes de Saturne, Maï Fougeront

Les 82 lunes de Saturne

Maï Fougeront

Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 1.5 inch


Homage to Matisse: Fall into Antiquity, Ekaterina Shitova

Homage to Matisse: Fall into Antiquity

Ekaterina Shitova

Fine Art Drawings - 8.3 x 11.4 x 0 inch


Nu assis dans un fauteuil, une jambe repliée, Henri Matisse

Nu assis dans un fauteuil, une jambe repliée

Henri Matisse

Print - 15.3 x 10.1 x 0 inch


Still life, Sophie Dumont

Still life

Sophie Dumont

Painting - 31.9 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch


Printemps pour les poissons, Sophie Petetin

Printemps pour les poissons

Sophie Petetin

Painting - 21.7 x 18.1 x 0.8 inch


Le beau voyage des carpes koï, Sophie Petetin

Le beau voyage des carpes koï

Sophie Petetin

Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch


Art Is Life, Catherine Clare

Art Is Life

Catherine Clare

Painting - 63 x 35.4 x 0 inch


Dialog Mit Matisse, Brigitte Thonhauser-Merk

Dialog Mit Matisse

Brigitte Thonhauser-Merk

Painting - 39.4 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch


R/002, Jean-Jacques André


Jean-Jacques André

Painting - 39.4 x 24.8 x 0.4 inch


Madame Matisse, Spaco

Madame Matisse


Painting - 11.8 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch


Henri Matisse - portrait au bonnet et à l'air revêche, Jean-Michel Zazzi

Henri Matisse - portrait au bonnet et à l'air revêche

Jean-Michel Zazzi

Painting - 45.3 x 30.3 x 1.2 inch


2 ème danse des poissons rouges japonais X Y, Catherine Clare

2 ème danse des poissons rouges japonais X Y

Catherine Clare

Painting - 19.7 x 24 x 0.2 inch


Let’s paint me with violet flowers, Sergey Bondarev

Let’s paint me with violet flowers

Sergey Bondarev

Painting - 47.2 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch


Une fleur sur la fenetre et des poivrons. Une nature morte zen, Alexei Lantsev

Une fleur sur la fenetre et des poivrons. Une nature morte zen

Alexei Lantsev

Print - 10.8 x 15.4 x 0 inch


What I think about you, Sergey Bondarev

What I think about you

Sergey Bondarev

Painting - 43.3 x 35.4 x 0.8 inch


La Danse, Andrea Vandoni

La Danse

Andrea Vandoni

Painting - 39.4 x 59.1 x 1.6 inch


Regardeur, Éric Mercier Sevin


Éric Mercier Sevin

Painting - 26 x 19.7 x 0 inch


Poisson rouge, hommage à Matisse, Christian Jodin

Poisson rouge, hommage à Matisse

Christian Jodin

Painting - 7.9 x 7.9 x 0.4 inch


Pourtant, Éric Mercier Sevin


Éric Mercier Sevin

Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 0 inch


Black cat and Matisse's goldfishes with old piano, In Paris, Jiel

Black cat and Matisse's goldfishes with old piano, In Paris


Painting - 45.7 x 35 x 0.9 inch


Gemengde Bos Bloemen, Micheline Kuijer

Gemengde Bos Bloemen

Micheline Kuijer

Painting - 7.9 x 7.9 x 1.2 inch


Aphrodite de fleurs, Angela Vertsoni

Aphrodite de fleurs

Angela Vertsoni

Painting - 35.4 x 43.3 x 1.6 inch


Torse, Fond à Losanges, Henri Matisse

Torse, Fond à Losanges

Henri Matisse

Print - 11 x 15 x 0.1 inch


Dance with me, Qin Han

Dance with me

Qin Han

Fine Art Drawings - 19.7 x 27.6 inch


Lovers, Fritz Baumgartner


Fritz Baumgartner

Print - 22.8 x 31.5 x 0.1 inch


Nude, Giuseppe del Debbio


Giuseppe del Debbio

Fine Art Drawings - 16.5 x 11.8 inch


Les oiseaux, Cécile Coutant

Les oiseaux

Cécile Coutant

Painting - 39.4 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch


Me inside me, Lusine Abrahamyan

Me inside me

Lusine Abrahamyan

Painting - 31.5 x 27.6 x 0.4 inch

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Danse verte, Alexis Gorodine

Danse verte

Alexis Gorodine

Painting - 22 x 29.9 inch


À la fenêtre, Tekmass

À la fenêtre


Painting - 36.2 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch


Woman in Blue, Fritz Baumgartner

Woman in Blue

Fritz Baumgartner

Print - 13.8 x 17.7 x 0 inch


N°70, Georges Saulterre


Georges Saulterre

Sculpture - 32.7 x 13 x 0 inch


Yellow, Emma Visca


Emma Visca

Painting - 23.6 x 15.7 x 1.2 inch


Adel, Liubou Sas


Liubou Sas

Painting - 39.4 x 49.6 x 1.6 inch


21 08 22, Emilie Chauvel

21 08 22

Emilie Chauvel

Painting - 41.3 x 26 x 0.6 inch


La dynamique des corps - Jours 02 - 04 - 05 - 08, La Robotte

La dynamique des corps - Jours 02 - 04 - 05 - 08

La Robotte

Painting - 8.3 x 23.6 x 0.2 inch


Venus Repose, Garry Anderson

Venus Repose

Garry Anderson

Painting - 12.6 x 18.1 x 0.4 inch


Fleur D'Eden, Aldéhy

Fleur D'Eden


Painting - 27.6 x 21.7 x 0.4 inch


Au lever E 2020 1127, Aldema Design & Art

Au lever E 2020 1127

Aldema Design & Art

Print - 7.9 x 11.8 inch


Sleep in Sunday E 2020 1126, Aldema Design & Art

Sleep in Sunday E 2020 1126

Aldema Design & Art

Print - 7.9 x 11.8 inch


Matisse Tribute - Red Fishes (Poissons Rouges), Christian Jodin

Matisse Tribute - Red Fishes (Poissons Rouges)

Christian Jodin

Painting - 18.1 x 15 x 0.4 inch


Le merveilleux #158, Céline Pierzchala

Le merveilleux #158

Céline Pierzchala

Painting - 11.8 x 15.7 x 0.2 inch


Méditation, Isabelle Lebret


Isabelle Lebret

Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch


Les Poissons, Gabrielle Rul

Les Poissons

Gabrielle Rul

Painting - 12.2 x 9.1 inch


Life in a Foot, Viraj Mithani

Life in a Foot

Viraj Mithani

Print - 39.8 x 30 x 0 inch


Inspired by Matisse

Henri Matisse, one of the greatest names of art history, has unsurprisingly served as inspiration to endless contemporary artists. Broad in his choice of subject, he is well known for his unique style of painting nude figures, as well as interior scenes and abstract patterns. As one of the leaders of Fauvism, alongside André Derain, Matisse honed a style that celebrated colour and the notion of paintings being just that, rather than representations of reality. No doubt inspired by his sunny surroundings in the South of France, Matisse's paintings mirror the relaxed way of life there, making them exceedingly attractive pieces to have in your interior. Later on in his life when he was no longer able to paint, his artistic spirit was reincarnated through his bold, collage works, most notably The Sheaf and The Snail.

His artistic qualities from throughout his career have been reinterpreted by artists the world over, continuing his vision yet giving it a 21st century twist.

The fluid pencil strokes of Matisse's nudes are an example of the elegance that can be achieved in this universal genre. Whether they are simply graphite on paper or collage on canvas, the artist evokes an otherworldly quality to this most human artform. Our artists Emile Deschler and Giuseppe del Debbio have certainly captured that softness and grace in their drawings.

Something that is unmistakably Matisse will always be his lack of fear when using combining vivid colour and striking pattern, be it in his paintings or collage pieces. Continuing this style are Karina Bisch, Lionel Borla and Luigi Montanarini, who create vibrant and expressive compositions which take on a life of their own.

Meanwhile, a little more subdued and thought-provoking are his portraits and interior or still life studies. The Open Window is one of his most well known works, the epitome of Fauvism, with its visible brushstrokes and colours of Collioure. Similarly, artists such as Diane Bellier and Lusine Abrahamyan, have perfectly echoed that same spirit, the latter even including a blue nude in her artwork Me inside me.

Finally, they say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery… Discover Catherine Théry's humorous take on Matisse's iconic The Dance, transporting it into a Barbie world, distinctly Matisse but from a whole new perspective.

There you have it, if you're enamoured by the great Fauvist, invite a piece of his artistic vision into your interior with our Inspired by Matisse collection. You'll feel like you're in Nice in no time...

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