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.

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

Old Friends: Artists, Pablo Picasso & Marc laughing together in a studio space. "When Matisse dies," Pablo remarked in the "Chagall will be the only painter left who understands what colour really is".

Alberto Giacometti

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

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...

Sonia Delaunay

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

Richard Serra in his studio.

American artist and minimalist sculptor Richard Serra at Gemini G., an artist’s workshop and publisher of limited edition art prints in Los Angeles, California, around November 1990

Georges Braque en 1949 par Gjon Mili

tout ceci est magnifique: Great LIFE photographer Gjon Mili's portraits of the Artists

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

Henry Moore en el trabajo (varias fechas)

Henry Moore working on the maquette for Atom Piecem alongside an elephants head at his studio in Much Hadlam 1970