Poet louis aragon writes about matisse who he met in 1941 during the occupation when aragon sought refuge in nice. Aragon was perhaps best known as a poet but his writing here makes this one of the best books on matisse. Buy henri matisse a novel first english edition by louis aragon, jean stewart isbn. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of its content suppliers and protected by. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Ecru linen with front cover and spine stamped in red. This vollard was a cunning fellow, a gambler, and he.
The major writings of henri matisse 18691954, with the exception of the letters, are collected here along with transcriptions of important interviews and broadcasts given at various stages of matisses career. Henri matisse a novel by aragon, first edition abebooks. A novel, volumes iii a helen and kurt wolff book aragon, louis. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Well, i can promise you that after reading this wonderful book you may still find the paintings soothing, but when you realize what went into the process of creating them you will never again think of them as being simple. He was the leader of the fauvist movement about 1900, and he pursued the expressiveness of colour throughout his career. Folio book composed of sheets that are folded once and printed on both sides, making two leaves and four pages. Aragon resolved to write a book about the grat painter, but it wasnt until 1970, that he finally completed henri matisse, roman. Published in 1971, it featured reproductions of the full series of portrait drawings made in the early months of 1942. For more than a quarter of a century aragon 18971982 worked on this biographynovel since meeting henri matisse in. The least successful book is the charles dorleans, consisting mainly of a few repeated heraldic designs that look hastily produced, proving that even the great matisse could occasionally run. Combine french writer aragons insights into the painters work with the fidelity of matisses brush and you have an outpouring of genius.
Henri matisse a novel by louis aragon hardcover book 1st edition. Oblong folios are produced the same way but bound at the short edge, producing a book typically more than 14 inches deep. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Aragons devotion continued long after matisses death in 1954, culminating in an extraordinary twovolume homage and memoir, henri matisse, roman. Louis aragon compared his astonishing twovolume henri matisse, a novel, to a mirror, a dance, a brushwood thicket. The books and the slip case have damp staining to the lower edges. Matisses paintings are deceptive, at least to the layperson. See all 8 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Sign up for librarything to find out whether youll like this book. Henri matisse a novel by louis aragon 2 volume set see more like this. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. The combined illustrations between the two volumes is 541 of which 155 are in color.
Henri matisse hardcover january 1, 1972 by louis aragon author. We deliver the joy of reading in 100% recycled packaging with free standard shipping on u. Matisse began to study law and, during an illness in 1890, took up painting, thereafter forsaking law entirely. With 155 color illustrations and a vast profusion of black and white illustrations throughout, several folding, over 500 in all. A novel hardcover january 1, 1972 by aragon author 3. Louis aragon henri matisse, roman 1974 catawiki german translation.
It includes many photos of matisse, some rare images, by henri cartierbresson and the filmmaker f. Profusely illustrated throughout, including 155 color illustrations, many fullpage and some folding. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. In 1941, the writers louis aragon and elsa triolet fled the nazioccupied zone of france, arriving in nice. A novel, volumes iii a helen and kurt wolff book by aragon, louis. Henri matisse books list of books by author henri matisse. Henri matisse by louis aragon meet your next favorite book. Cloth hardcovers with dust jackets slightly discoloured on the spine, and also minor damage on the spine. Both volumes are in near fine condition with vol 1 having a small spot the bottom edge of the front board and a small spot to the foredge.
Harcourt brace jovanovich, a helen and kurt wolff book, 1972. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books. Henri matisse hardcover january 1, 1972 by louis aragon author visit amazons louis aragon page. Aragon resolved to write a book about the grat painter, but it wasnt until 1970, just after elsas death, that he finally completed henri matisse, roman. In two volumes bound in the publishers original white cloth over boards.
Along with picasso, matisse is considered one of the two foremost artists of the modern period. In those days, people will say, they did at least have matisse, in france, he explained. Taschen captures his mastery of color and shapes perfectly. A life of henri matisse, the conquest of colour 19091954. Board book next page books by henri matisse all formats. Cutouts drawing with scissors by gilles neret in chm, djvu, fb3 download ebook. Henri matisse has 7 books on goodreads with 2620 ratings. Of all the artists of this century, henri matisse is one of the greatest and most beloved. Paristhe most exciting book to have appeared in france this fall is the two.
He was also a novelist and editor, a longtime member of the communist party and a member of the academie. At the darkest point in our night, they will say, he made those luminous drawings l. Henri matisse by aragon louis 1972 0101 author name. His influence on modern art, both during his lifetime and today, has. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. A rare and outstanding symbiosis of book art and art book. His subjects were largely domestic or figurative, and a. Jack flam provides a biography, a general introduction that addresses the development of matisses aesthetic values and theories, and a critical introduction for each text. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Translated from the original french by jean stewart. Another time it was something pieced together from holes in the lace made by time. His contribution to 20thcentury art is inestimably great. In a burst of sin cerity rather than singularity, he.1259 38 661 97 1310 76 1210 1465 503 791 1669 841 1371 489 70 1639 517 6 1006 1431 431 94 216 37 764 1226 825 687 199 848 261 976