Comments on: Matisse’s Cut-Outs (1) http://abstractcritical.com/note/matisses-cut-outs-1/ Abstract Critical is a not-for profit company aiming to establish a new critical context for all generations of artists involved with ambitious abstract art. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 17:23:33 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 By: jenny meehan http://abstractcritical.com/note/matisses-cut-outs-1/#comment-520331 Sat, 03 May 2014 19:27:55 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=note&p=8101#comment-520331 “I think he is alluding to mural painting (or rather painting frescoes, as he said he would like to spend an afterlife doing, if there was such a thing). I would venture that much of the ambition in the Cut-Outs is to find an answer to Pollock and other large American mural-scaled works of the late 40s and early 50s.”

Yes, that makes perfect sense, very interesting perspective.

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By: CAP http://abstractcritical.com/note/matisses-cut-outs-1/#comment-513188 Wed, 30 Apr 2014 05:09:32 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=note&p=8101#comment-513188 An interesting rationale for the large scale of some of the cut-outs, although I think his experience with murals and the prospect of similar projects also stirred his interest in this regard.

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By: anthony seymour http://abstractcritical.com/note/matisses-cut-outs-1/#comment-499129 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:12:22 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=note&p=8101#comment-499129 Inspiring to read!
Thankyou!

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