Making and seeing: Matisse and the understanding of Kuba pattern

John Mack

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An essay is presented on looking at a same image in different ways and work of artist Henri Matisse. It states that differences in visual perception arises from the way images are created which in turn affects the way they are seen in different cultures. It highlights that Matisse's textiles which he named as Les Velours do not look like Kuba embroidered textiles.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Art Historiography
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2012

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