• MoMA NY Unearths the Mysteries Behind Matisse's ‘The Red Studio'

    10 days ago - By Hypebeast

    When Henri Matisse painted The Red Studio in fall of 1911, it was met with discontent from Sergei Shchukin, a Russian textile magnate and patron of the artist, who commissioned the work. When a journalist asked about the painting shortly after, even Matisse himself was not sure as to why he created the piece in the way he did. For years, The Red Studio would fall in obscurity amidst Matisses's more figurative artworks that were developing in the first quarter of the 20th Century. Drifting from London to New York, Chicago to Boston, The Red Studio exhibited from one show to another...
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