Henri Matisse in the Twenty-first Century

Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 6:00 p.m.

Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building

Matisse's art continues to be popular, but also to be misunderstood as an art of hedonistic pleasure. This lecture, presented by John Elderfield, Chief Curator Emeritus, Department of Painting and Sculpture, and organizer of the exhibition Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913–1917, explores the important lessons that Matisse's art, and his attitudes towards it, continue to teach us more than a century after he burst into public attention.

In conjunction with the exhibition Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913–1917

Tickets ($10; $8 members; $5 students, seniors, and staff of other museums) can be purchased online or at the lobby information desk and the film desk.

Real-time captioning will be provided. An induction loop sound amplification system is available.

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