Henri Matisse's "Harmony in Red"--What is Authentic Joy?
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Chaim Koppelman, renowned American artist and Aesthetic Realism consultant says: "When I first saw Henri Matisse’s “Harmony in Red” it took my breath away. I felt it was one of the most joyous paintings I’d ever seen [and] a vivid affirmation of this Aesthetic Realism principle stated by its Founder, Eli Siegel: “All beauty is a making one of opposites, and the making one of opposites is what we are going after in ourselves.”
"The Dessert: Harmony in Red, 1908 "Henri Matisse, Harmony in Red, 1908-09, Fauvism