Amongst the many Matisse paintings in the Barnes collection
, I noticed quite a few that seemed familiar from the exhibition of Matisse & his textiles, a Met
production from quite a few years ago that I saw with my mum. It was one of those life altering exhibitions, that made me look at the world a little differently.
I have been asked to work on a rug range & I wanted to base it on my mum’s collection of textiles, but after seeing these it made me want to combine a double inspiration of not only my mum's things, but also a shared experience & love of this exhibition. We spoke of it often & I look forward to starting & combining this research, as well as coming up with something new, that my mum would love too.
21, Aug 2012