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Exterior Worlds Landscaping & Design
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Modern Landscaping
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instead, cutting colored paper to create gouaches découpés (collages or cutouts). Matisse’s cutouts are all about the use of bold shapes and colors — their interaction and the space they are contained in. We can look to Matisse’s cutouts to help us with our garden design. Those of us who aren’t skilled at
Henri Matisse’s cutouts exhibition will be the highlight of the modern art world in 2014. The Tate Modern will be the first to host the show, before it travels to New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Then the works will return to private owners and galleries across the world. In his early life, Matisse painted
patience you can achieve a design that suits you and that also has the boldness of a Matisse cutout. Let’s look at some examples of gardens that could easily have been designed using cutouts or influenced by the art of Matisse.
“Kenar” — sulea
Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates
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Grace Design Associates
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out, grab your scis­sors and take a leaf out of Ma­tis­se’s book: Start by de­sign­ing with cutouts. Bet­ter still, be­fore you start, im­merse your­self in Ma­tis­se’s won­der­ful cutouts at the Tate Mod­ern or MoMA ex­hi­bi­tion.
So if you’re intending to design or redesign a garden, before you get your spade out, grab your scissors and take a leaf out of Matisse’s book: Start by designing with cutouts.
design or redesign a garden, before you get your spade out, grab your scissors and take a leaf out of Matisse’s book: Start by designing with cutouts.Better still, before you start, immerse yourself in Matisse’s wonderful cutouts at the Tate Modern or MoMA exhibition.More: Shape and Pattern Set Gardens’ Tone
“Bistro set model” — agilareddi
Garden Architecture
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Garden Architecture/Robert Trachtenberg
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garde shapes between zen and matisse
Matisse had a love of sinuous curves
straight rectangular boundaries. The wonderful grass shapes here follow Matisse’s example and create wonderful movement in the space while still being at one with it.
Matisse had a love of sinuous curves. A great many of his cutouts were of human figures, his most memorable being the “Blue Nude” series, in which the figures seem almost contorted as they dance across the paper. Curves can be difficult to use in garden design, because gardens tend to be set within straight
“Stones around tree” — bobdaw
Outside Influence Landscape Design Group, LLC
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East McMillan Project
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“Lagoon” is another example of Matisse’s love of and skill at using curved shapes in cutouts. In it he allows sinuous shapes of purple, white and black to meander across a background of green and blue. It could easily have seemed disjointed and busy, but Matisse’s skill is once again his ability to get
“Our pool area near deck” — mschauber
Exteriorscapes llc
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Exteriorscapes
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from reality and use color just for the fun of it. The use of the Matisse style of color on this hardscape — fencing, seating, wall and even the birdhouse — is balanced by the simple, almost random planting of the garden.Event: Matisse comes to the Met. From early December 2012 through March 2013, the
the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is holding an exhibition, "Matisse: In Search of True Painting," which will explore the artist's techniques.More: Lessons From Monet's Garden
“p” — jt534444
Dean Herald-Rolling Stone Landscapes
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Urban Movement
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After cutting out shapes, Matisse would arrange and rearrange his cutouts until he was satisfied with the results. Sometimes this would take months; the works were pinned on a wall so he could view the compositions.Follow Matisse’s example. Once you’ve completed your garden cutout
“garden” — borisdudkin
Cultivart Landscape Design
Urban courtyards
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Matisse’s most famous cutout is called “The Snail.” It’s large, 9 feet by 9 feet, and it’s a composition of different-colored squares and rectangles that interact
irregular orange border.In modern garden design, we love to have strong, simple shapes interact with one another. But it is not easy to get it right. Matisse showed us in works such as “The Snail” that getting the structure and scale correct within a boundary leads to a design that not only works, but is
“Textures and seating” — jacquie19651
The New York Botanical Garden
Iceland poppy
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signature trademarks of Matisse and fauvism was the use of complementary colors. Complementary colors are opposite each other on the color wheel. These are high in contrast and can add drama and excitement to a garden.
trademarks of Matisse and fauvism was the use of complementary colors. Complementary colors are opposite each other on the color wheel. These are high in contrast and can add drama and excitement to a garden
One of the signature trademarks of Matisse and fauvism
One of the signature trademarks of Matisse and fauvism was the use of complementary colors. Complementary colors are opposite each other on the color wheel. These are high in contrast and can add drama and excitement to a garden. Combinations of yellow and violet, orange and blue or green and red plant
“iceland poppy” — schrapek2004
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