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Encyclopedia of Symbols
The window as a symbol in art
Light or dark, open or closed – the window opening as an architectural element in the paintings of artists serves not only as the background or accent of the composition, but also as a metaphor for hope, change, and step into the unknown. Let's look at the painters' windows and find out what symbols they reveal!
Henri Matisse in quotes about art, colours and beauty
A French artist , one of the leaders of the Fauvism movement ("the wild beasts" from French) is widely regarded as the greatest colorist of the twentieth century. He used color as the foundation for expressive, decorative, and often monumental paintings. Thanks to his quotes we can understand what art meant to him and how it changed his life.