1941 erkrankte Matisse und blieb den Rest seines Lebens an den Rollstuhl gebunden. Da ihm das Arbeiten mit dem Pinsel schwerfiel, fing er an „mit der Schere zu malen“, also Papier zu schnipseln, wie damals als er noch ein Kind war. Er ließ große Papierbögen in kräftigen Farben mit Wasserfarben monochrom (einfarbig) bemalen. Danach schnitt er frei aus der Hand abstrakte Formen mit der Schere aus und ließ sie von seiner Assistentin auf einem großen Papierbogen hin- und herschieben.

his museum in Nice France is so wonderful. It has all of his later works where he actually cut shapes to form art also he's museum is full of bright colours

Brâncusi de la brâncà=mânà.

Constantin Brâncuși was a Romanian-born sculptor who made his career in France. As a child he displayed an aptitude for carving wooden farm tools. Formal studies took him first to Bucharest, then to Munich, then to the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

Modigiliani Moving his Studio 1913

" -Amedeo Modigliani (Modigliani moving his studio)

Old Friends: Artists, Pablo Picasso & Marc Chagall, laughing together in a studio space.

Old Friends: Artists, Pablo Picasso & Marc Chagall, laughing together in a studio space. -- Chagall expressed his anxiety through circus theme.

Alberto Giacometti

““Failure is my best friend. If I succeeded, it would be like dying. Maybe worse.

Henri Matisse at work on new projects in 1953, when he was 83

Matisse master with the scissors. Matisse at work (with the innocence of a child but the skill of an accomplished artist) at his paper cut outs in his studio at Nice,

Willem de Kooning

Willem De Kooning on painting

Studio Art - Willem de Kooning Photograph by Hans Namuth Courtesy Center for…

Joan Miró, Son Abrines, 1978, Photo Jean Marie del Moral

Joan Miró's influential Mallorcan studio and sanctuary to be exposed in major exhibition...

Matisse por Coffin. Vogue 1949 . Matisse in bed working on his cut outs, Vence, 1948.

Matisse in bed working on his contours, Venice, in the autumn of Henri Matisse Famous Artists at Work in their Art Studio

Sonia Delaunay

Tribute to the textile designs of Sonia Delaunayat the Cooperative Designs Spring/Summer 2011 exposition at London Fashion Week.

alexander calder

Citation: Alexander Calder holding his mobile on a Parisian street, 1954 / Agnès Varda, photographer, movie maker.

Henry Moore - Perry Green, UK

‘The eye sees something that is in the mind already’: Henry Moore’s daughter remembers her father. Henry Moore in his maquette studio, Perry Green, circa reproduced by permission of The Henry Moore Foundation