Jazz Facsimile Boxed

This boxed Jazz book is an unbound facsimile of the limited edition artists' book by Matisse. Jazz is accompanied by a paperback featuring a translation of Matisse's text and two essays investigating Jazz within the context of other artists' books and surveying their history. This product has been discontinued. See the Related Products below or email mailorder@royalacademy.org.uk and we can suggest something similar which you may also like.
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£250.00
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Fabric & material Paperback
SKU 02086126

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Product story

As Matisse worked on an illustrated collection of poems using his cut-out method, his hand-painted notes became important works in their own right, together forming the book Jazz, considered one of the artist's greatest achievements.

Pairing his vibrantly coloured paper cut-outs inspired by circus, folk tales and travel with his looping, calligraphic text, this book showcases Matisse's creative thought process, and the improvisation and spontaneity it involved.

200 pages.

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