The Salt Design 2018 Calendar is here – a homage to our most loved modern artists and art movements.
January – by Daile
I love colour! And for as long as I can recall – I have loved the work of Henri Matisse and the Fauvism movement. What renegades they were for their time! Their bold use of vivid colour was such a revelation following the muted soft tones of the Impressionist movement.
Henri Matisse quickly adopted the role of leader of the Fauves, whose members used intense colour to describe light and space and communicate their emotions in a raw, unabashed manner never before seen.
I first learnt about the work of Henri Matisse in high school and continued to study his works during Art College. His use of graphic two-dimensional shapes in vivid colour combinations have provided inspiration and direction throughout my professional design career. I continue to be inspired by his use of colour and expressive forms which are as fresh and contemporary today as they were one hundred years ago.
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