Cut out time for Matisse

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Colour helps to express light, not the physical phenomenon, but the only light that really exists, that in the artist’s brain.’ Henri Matisse ‘Observations on Painting, 1945.’

From 12th October 2014 until 8th February 2015 MOMA in NY will exhibit Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs, an exhibition described in MOMA's PR as 'a groundbreaking reassessment of this important body of work. The largest and most extensive presentation of the cut-outs ever mounted, the exhibition includes approximately 100 cut-outs—borrowed from public and private collections around the globe—along with a selection of related drawings, prints, illustrated books, stained glass, and textiles.'