This piece feels really calming to me. The solitary blue melds well with the soft black and white of the rest of the piece. Even the woman's mouth echoes the tranquil rhythm of the clouds above. The symmetry of the piece adds to the overall peaceful vibe.
This spectacular exhibition is the largest and most extensive presentation of the artist& cut-outs ever assembled. Learn about Matisse& artistic process, explore his studios, and see the conservation effort for one of his major cut-outs.