Henri Matisse


Matisse's Cut and Pasted Masterpieces

Sunday, October 12, 2014

An exhibit of Henri Matisse's cut-outs opens at the Museum of Modern Art on Sunday after attracting huge crowds at the Tate Modern in London.



A Nude Descending a Staircase, 100 Years Later

Sunday, October 13, 2013

The show that introduced Americans to cubism and changed modern art is back, partly, 100 years later.


Annotations: The NEH Preservation Project

Museum of Modern Art Matisse Forum, 1951

Monday, August 22, 2011

The Museum of Modern Art's 1951 exhibition of paintings, sculptures, and drawings by French artist Henri Matisse nearly didn't happen. In this recording, broadcast over WNYC on the evening of November 15, 1951 (and with the artist's son in the audience), museum officials discussed the trouble the museum had in receiving the artworks and the importance of the materials presented.

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Datebook: July 15, 2010

Thursday, July 15, 2010


A sculptor's bizarre, home-made instruments, avant-garde concerts at the Whitney, sprawling land art in the Hudson River Valley, Henri Matisse's most adventurous paintings and a Brooklyn choreographer seeks your footage for a wiki-film. Your guide to what's happening now.

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Studio 360

Backdrop, Bass, Aimee Mann

Saturday, September 17, 2005

Kurt Andersen and Oscar-winning composer Rachel Portman pull back the curtains on the usually invisible techniques artists use to make a scene or character or tune more powerful. We’ll visit a master artist who spends her time repainting classic works with the key figures removed. And we’ll learn how bass ...