Did you know that although he is best known for his colourful paintings and cut-outs, Henri Matisse was also a great sculptor? Discover a less-known side of the famous French master, whose sculptures are a milestone in modern art.
« I like to model as much as to paint – I have no preference. » — Henri Matisse, 1912
« I have always wanted my work to have the lightness and joyousness of a springtime that never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost. » — Henri Matisse, 1948
« Cutting directly into vivid color reminds me of the direct carving of sculptors. » — Henri Matisse, 1947