Henri Matisse

Museumsarchive

Rivera’s MoMA murals revisited

After 80 years, works by the Mexican artist known for his volatile relationship with Frida Kahlo are again on view

Tatearchive

The story behind Matisse's Backs: Tate's bargain buy

The gallery paid £11,000 for the four bronze sculptures in 1957 - Christie's just sold one for $48.8m

Art marketarchive

Lesser-known artists exhibited alongside the big names of Matisse, Picasso, and Miró at Basel

Blue-chip dealers have been using Basel as an opportunity to build the potential stars of the future

Matisse to Malevich: Pioneers of Modern Art from the Hermitage

The exhibition underlines art history’s—and the Hermitage’s—debt to Ivan Morozov and Sergej Shchukin who commissioned and collected many of the works

Fondation Beyeler unveils plans to allow observation of Matisse restoration

A conservation studio will be opened to educate the public about the costly process of reconstructing Matisse's Acanthes

Forgeriesarchive

New York- and Miami-based dealer Giuseppe Concepcion accused over multiple forgeries

Concepcion is alleged to have sold fake Matisses and Calders among others, complete with forged certificates of authenticity

Museumsarchive

MoMA acquires $25 million Matisse

The plum blossoms painting is one of the artist's last works

Roger Benjamin's study into the colonial relationship between Modernism and Orientalism

This study investigates how North African artists were influenced by French artists—and vice versa

What's onarchive

What's on: Matisse Picasso: two giants of 20th-century bookmaking

Ursus Books Ltd Matisse Villon C.G. Boerner The sculptures of Picasso Gagosian Gallery

Sean Scully at LA Louver, Los Angeles

In the tradition of numerous art-historical masters, Scully takes inspiration from his time in Morocco

Looted artarchive

Hector Feliciano seeks $6.8 million from Rosenberg heirs for finding Nazi loot

The complaint demands a 17.5% finders fee for aiding the recovery of stolen artworks

Knoedler and Seattle Art Museum settle over Matisse lawsuit

In 1954 Knoedler sold picture stolen from Paul Rosenberg by Nazis

Putting Matisse and Picasso back in the ring at Tate Modern

Matisse wanted his art to be like a comfortable easy chair, while Picasso preferred to think of art as a weapon. But did these statements correspond with reality?

Art marketarchive

Test your market savvy at the Courtauld's "The value of art"

The exhibition challenges you to decide which work of art is more valuable

French relent over Rosenberg war loot claims

A Monet returned; a Bonnard, Léger and Matisse still claimed

The Kimbell explores Picasso and Matisse's (not so) gentle friendship

As the Tate and MoMA prepare their mammoth exhibition of works by the two artists in 2002 the Kimbell steps into the ring first with a similar, but smaller, show of its own

Behind the scenes at MoMA with John Elderfield and Kirk Varnedoe

Exhibitions, projects, budgets, and attendance at the Museum of Modern Art in New York

Art Baselarchive

A teeny bit middle-aged: Art Basel 1997

Our correspondent warns against doing what the auction houses do just as well

What's on in NYC: Best current exhibitions, October 1996

Barbara Hepworth’s sculptures in high-society benefit at PaceWildenstein

Two concurrent exhibitions to open at the Museum Fredericianum

Works from the Renaissance to the Baroque can be seen alongside Andy Warhol

Giacometti retrospective to be held at New York's Acquavella Galleries Inc.

Acquavella's good name has guaranteed the participation of several distinguished lenders

Matisse exhibition moves from MoMA to Pompidou Centre

Initial plans to tour the exhibition to Russia have now been shelved

TransFormed: Ernst Beyeler holds exhibition that disintegrates boundary between painting and sculpture

Beyeler, doyen of Basel dealers, has taken over the Kunstmuseum and the Kunsthalle to accommodate this event

Forgeriesarchive

Matisse forgeries in the market is nothing new

Dealers fear more forged prints may emerge