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Jackie Matisse

 (born 1930)
Jackie Matisse is active/lives in New York.  Jackie Matisse is known for sculptor-abstract forms, kites.

Biography   Jackie Matisse


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A mixed-media artist based in New York City and focused on kites and bird-like creations that are both air borne and underwater, Jackie Matisse finds a sense of special freedom in the spontaneous movement of her subjects.  Basically, she wants everything she makes to move.  Sometimes suspending her creations by a single hair, she places them in skeletal cages, which are the devices for maintaining them in space.  She constructs her pieces with found objects such as bits of wood, feathers, newsprint, cloth, glass shards---items that have been described as "brightly colored detritus." (131)

Born in France, and the grand daughter of famous French painter, Henri Matisse, and the daughter of Pierre Matisse, New   ...  Displaying 750 of 1390 characters.

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