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Arts Everyday Living: Kindred Spirits, Artists and Dancers II—Matisse & the Circle of Dance

Click on the paintings to enlarge them.   No other artist, except Degas, has devoted himself so completely to depicting the power and life force of dance as  Henri Matisse (1869-1954): from the exuberance of The Joy of Living (1906) to the Barnes Foundation’s monumental La Danse (1932-33) to the off-beat illustrations for his book Jazz […]

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