20 May, 2010

Matisse Drawing, Speaking

10 comments:

Carole Buschmann said...

Merci,
J'aime le video. I finally get to put my french to good use. What a treat!

Kathy said...

Je parle en peu, mais je comprend. Merci beaucoup!

Casey Klahn said...

I love everything by Matisse, Carole - glad you liked this, too.

I don't speak a word, Kathy. But I try to understand. You are welcome!

SamArtDog said...

Of course you love Matisse. The consummate colorist. Thanks for posting this.

Casey Klahn said...

Thanks for watching, Sam!

NJ ART 73 said...

Casey,
Thank you for posting this-I was amazed that I could actually see Matisse create a drawing. I had no idea that any type of footage existed. It is like looking in on a lost world. Matisse passed away the year I was born in 1954- I was only a few months old.

Casey Klahn said...

NJA 73 - I wonder if Matisse is too far in the past, or still present and vital?

You ought to read the Spurling 2 volume bio on Matisse just published in the past few years.

Celeste Bergin said...

I saw a Matisse today--it was just like that drawing. He drew the lips with one unbroken line. So great! Thanks for sharing the video

Dan Kent said...

I don't know why I am still amazed at technology as simple as sound recordings, but I never even thought of the possibility of hearing Matisse's voice so this was a treat! (Although, like you, I don't understand a word of it! My son, who took French couldn't understand him either - lol.)

Casey Klahn said...

Celeste, I understand his drawings were uncanny in depicting a likeness with the fewest lines. Lucky you to see one - probably at the Portland museum?

That is funny, Dan. Thanks for reading/listening.

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