Matisse pioneered a revolutionary use of color, refusing to accept that color must reflect the real world. Matisse moved around the wheel, using jarring colors to quickly become a ‘bad boy’ of French art.
Ilya Repin, the most famous of all the Russian master painters, came from poor beginnings and rose to the height of success, giving him the ability to be equally sympathetic to all classes of people.
The Louvre Museum
Two contemporary artists, Cathy Locke and Jennifer Almodova, discuss an emotional approach to painting.