Deborah Julian’s magical transition, creating a Matisse Still Life Cat Art Parody as a Fine Art Print, is a 8 1/2 X 11 inch giclee. Printed on museum-quality paper. Signed. Ships FREE IN THE U.S. within 48 hours.
- Why can’t cat art be great art – at a much lower price? In Deborah Julian’s parody of Henri Matisse’s impressionist still life is joined by a cat perfectly content with the abstractions.
- Cat in Henri Matisse’s Still Life continues the popular series of cats in famous art that includes more Matisse, Degas, Van Gogh and more. The Famous Artists’ Cats Collection realizes that cat lovers also love great art and both can get along very well.
- Giclee is the print format preferred by museums and galleries because it brings out the truest and most lively colors. Deborah takes quality a step higher by printing on Epson Archival Paper, best for long lasting color.
- Made in the U.S.A. Support America indie art.
About Henri Matisse Still Lifes
Still lifes were a staple of Matisse’s oeuvre throughout his long career. Initially associated with the French Impressionists, he later developed a more personal style that incorporated elements of fauvism, cubism, and abstraction.
Still lifes served as an important testing ground for Matisse’s experimentation with color, form, and composition, and often incorporated elements of his favorite subjects: flowers, nudes, and African masks.
While Matisse is best known for his vibrant paintings, he was also a skilled draftsman, and many of his still lifes were done in charcoal or pen and ink. These drawings are often more subdued in color than his paintings, but they exhibit the same attention to detail and composition.
Whether in painting or drawing, Matisse’s still lifes are characterized by bold colors, simplified forms, and a focus on the essential qualities of his subjects.
In many ways, they reflect the artist’s own philosophy of art: that the goal should be to distill the essence of the subject down to its most essential qualities. This approach results in images that are both visually striking and emotionally evocative.