“Cutting into color reminds me of the sculptor's direct
by Jessica Courtney, Brookview ES
How did he become an artist?
1887 Once Matisse finishes school and
gets a job at a law office. Matisse thinks
law as boring, but he passes the test to
become a lawyer with a very high score.
Later, Matisse becomes very sick. He has
to stay home for two years. During this time
his mother buys him a set of paints. Soon
after that, Matisse quits his job as a lawyer
to become an artist.
Some of his art…
After years of painting…
Unity and Emphasis with shape and