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Gilles Nerf & Xavier-Gilles Neret

Taschen, 2018
412 pages
Fully illustrated, colour and b&w illustrations.
ISBN: 9783836567190

Excluding GST A$61.36 A$75.00 A$67.50 BUY
This fresh edition of the first volume of our original award-winning XXL book provides a thorough historical context to Matisse's cut-outs, tracing their roots in his 1930 trip to Tahiti, through to his final years in Nice. It includes many photos of Matisse, some rare images, by Henri Cartier-Bresson and the filmmaker F. W. Murnau and text from Matisse, publisher E. Tériade, the poets Louis Aragon,Henri Michaux, and Pierre Reverdy, and Matisse's son-in-law Georges Duthuit.

About the Authors

Gilles Neret (1933-2005) was an art historian, journalist, writer, and museum correspondent. He organized several art retrospectives in Japan and founded the SEIBU Museum and the Wildenstein Gallery in Tokyo. He directed art reviews such as L'OEil and Connaissance des Arts and received the lie Faure Prize in 1981 for his publications. His TASCHEN titles include Salvador Dal The Paintings, Matisse, and Erotica Universalis.

Xavier-Gilles Neret taught philosophy of art and design at the ESAA Duperr and Universit de Paris I Panth on La Sorbonne. He studied the connections between philosophy and poetry with particular relation to St phane Mallarm . He lives and works in Paris.


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