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Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse

Full Name: Henri Emile-Benoit Matisse

Birthdate: December 31, 1869
Birthplace: Le Cateau-Cambresis, Nord, France
Date of Death: November 3, 1954

Occupation: Draughtsman, Painter, and Sculptor
Profile: One of the most recognized figures in 20th century art.

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Matisse
Number of Quotes: 1

What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter ... a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.

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