The artists monograph series from Laurence King Publishers continues in 2015 with three artists, Henri Matisse, Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Cezanne.
Matisse's art doesn't really speak to me, however the story of Matisse's life written by author Catherine Ingram is still a delight to read. I just don't know what's with these artists and their interesting life. The illustrations provided by Agnes Decourchelle are wonderful also, complementing the text perfectly.
If you're a fan of Matisse's art, or you are interested in the lives of famous artists, this is a great book to get. This is not meant to be a detailed analysis of Matisse's life and work, but more like a condensed version to introduce who the guy is.
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