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Matisse in the Studio at Royal Academy of Arts

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Henri Matisse, Still Life with Seashell on Black Marble, 1940. Copyright: Archives Henri Matisse
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See Henri Matisse’s artworks in a new light with Matisse in the Studio at Royal Academy of Arts.

From African masks to Chinese porcelain, the exhibition explores the pivotal influence of Matisse’s treasured collection of objects on his work.

View 35 significant personal objects alongside 65 of Matisse’s paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints and cut-outs. And discover how these eclectic pieces were reinterpreted over time in his artworks.

The exhibition focuses on five key themes to give a fascinating insight into the artist’s extensive studio life: The Object as an Actor, The Nude, The Face, The Studio as Theatre and The Language of Signs.

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Royal Academy of Arts

Royal Academy of Arts
Burlington House
+44 (0)20 7300 8000
Public transport:
Tube: Piccadilly Circus/Green Park Train: Victoria Piccadilly Circus: walk down Piccadilly towards Green Park. The Royal Academy is opposite Fortnum & Masons.

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