Category: Pablo Picasso
Henri Matisse painted quiet moments of repose so he could catch his breath before returning to the turmoils of life. “Peace of mind” is what he craved and what he wanted to bestow on us. It’s a lovely thought, but is an artist who focuses on pleasure to be taken seriously?
In her day, Ukrainian artist Alexandra Exter was one of the brightest stars in the European avant-garde. She was a personal friend of Picasso, Braque, and Léger. We know so much about them. Why do we know so little about her?