Marvellous Matisse

Taking advantage of an unexpected free morning, I decided to brave the masses and try to get in to MoMA to see the Matisse Cut-Outs exhibition. Apparently it was Tate Modern’s most popular exhibition to date, and before it opened in New York they were predicting huge volumes of eager viewers this side of the Atlantic too. It was certainly a lot busier than I would have expected for an off-season Monday morning, but in the end I had less than an hour to wait before my allocated timeslot, and whiling away some time in MoMA is not exactly a challenge – in fact I came across a display of Toulouse Lautrec lithographs, which was well worth a look. Continue reading