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Sophie Matisse

 (late 20th century)
Sophie Matisse was active/lived in New York.  Sophie Matisse is known for masterpiece recreations.

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The great granddaughter of Henri Matisse, granddaughter of art dealer Pierre Matisse, and step-grandchild of Marcel Duchamp, Sophie Matisse has many ties to modernist art.  She was married to French pop artist Alain Jacquet (1939-2008).

In her painting, however, she plays off of classical paintings such as Grant Wood's American Gothic, Vermeer's Woman With a Pearl Necklace and Young Woman Holding a Water Pitcher, DaVinci's Mona Lisa, and works by Charles Willson Peale and Henri Matisse. 

But she gives these paintings as well as many others a twist---the main figures are missing' the human presence is removed, and the works become "statements of absence".  For instance, i   ...  Displaying 750 of 1235 characters.

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