Josephine McReynolds on Henri Matisse’s Swimming Pool
Made two years before his death, Matisse’s immersive cutouts are a playful return to the touch and technique of childhood art.
Apr 30, 2021
In the online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, Membership guest specialist Josephine McReynolds dives into Henri Matisse’s Swimming Pool and finds a renewed sense of play...and a metaphor for the arc of a human life.
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Michele Carlucci on Laura Owens’s Untitled
Owens’s bright, bold painting reminds us to embrace being a little...a lot.
Apr 23, 2021
Chet Gold on Claude Monet’s Water Lilies
At a time when we could all use more beauty in our lives, “the Water Lilies have our back.”
Mar 12, 2021