Organised by the Oxfordshire Volunteer Fundraising Committee

Matisse: Drawing with Scissors. Late works 1950 to 1954 - Private event and guided tour

  • The River & Rowing Museum |
  • Guided Tour |
  • Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 11:00 until 12:45

One of the 20th century's most influent artists, the work of Henri Matisse (1869-1954) is celebrated for its extraordinary richness and luminosity of colour. Matisse: Drawing with Scissors, features 35 lithographic prints of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life, when the artist was confined to his bed, and includes many of his iconic images, such as The Snail and the Blue Nudes.

This remarkable exhibition is bought to Henley in partnership with London’s iconic Hayward Gallery.

Ludo Keston, Chief Executive, River & Rowing Museum will introduce the event in Sir David Chipperfield`s stunning contemporary designed award-winning building on the banks of the River Thames. Eloise Chapman, Head of Collections and Exhibitions follows with an exclusive guided tour of this fascinating Matisse exhibition.

Closing date for tickets 5 September 2016.

This event has been organised by the Oxfordshire Volunteer Fundraising Committee to help raise money for the Art Fund.

Venue details

The River & Rowing Museum
Mill Lane, Henley-on-Thames Oxfordshire RG9 1BF