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HENRI MATISSE AND HIS ART OF JOIE DE VIVRE

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) is a French painter and one of the most important modernists. He was an early Fauvist, French for ‘wild beast’, because of his wild brush strokes, intense color combinations and his abstract representation of reality. He is also known for his paper collages and his flowing organic forms. It goes to show, …

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GERTRUDE JEKYLL: HOLISTISCHE TUINARCHITECT

[Dit artikel is onder de titel ‘Gertrude Jekyll: Britse tuinarchitecte & plant visionair’ eerder verschenen in de zomereditie van The Fran Magazine 2019.3] Gertrude Jekyll (1843-1932) was een Engelse tuinarchitecte, plantenkweekster, schrijfster, fotografe en kunstenares. Ze ontwierp meer dan 400 tuinen en was de eerste tuinarchitect die uitging van een ‘totaalbeleving’ bij haar ontwerpen. Ze …

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