Monday, February 27, 2012

Matisse Cut-Outs

The east wing of the National Gallery of Art is one of my favorite places in DC—particularly because of the Matisse Cut-Outs. A bright assortment of colors and shapes, the cut-outs were created by Matisse after an operation left him unable to paint. Inspired by African masks and tiles from La Alhambra, the grandiose canvases always brighten my day.

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