Happy Birthday To Henri Matisse, Master Of The Paper Cutout

December 31, 2014 4:32 PM

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Happy Birthday To Henri Matisse, Master Of The Paper Cutout

Today is the birthday of French painter, printmaker, sculptor, and scissor-wielder extraordinaire, Henri Matisse. The Fauvist artist and original sporter of round spectacles would turn 145 if he were miraculously alive today.

On this most holy of art holidays, we're celebrating with "The Cut-Outs," Matisse's current exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art. The exceptional show spans the final phase of Matisse's life, from the late 1940s until his death in 1954, when the color-happy artist revolutionized the future of art ...

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