Picasso Vs Matisse

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Certain Matisse’s and Picasso’s works might at same time show both an influence and departure from Cézanne’s. Here, I will comment on whether Matisse’s Bonheur de Vivre (Khan Academy [KA], n.d., Fauvism and Matisse section) and Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon Vivre (KA, n.d., Cubism and its impact section) share those characteristics relatively to Cézanne’s The Large Bathers (KA, n.d). Discussion The three paintings base their theme on the nude of the female body. While Matisse and Picasso also share Cézanne’s idea of large and distorted representations of female forms, as opposed to proportional and gracious ones, letting a mark of abstraction to be seen on those works, they also differentiate themselves on other ways the abstraction
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