"Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs" at MoMA. (Photo by Selçuk Acar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Art World Abstracts: Matisse at MoMA Hits the Silver Screen, and More!

The wildly praised hit that is “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” is ready for its close-up. “Matisse From MoMA and Tate Modern” follows the exhibition’s transatlantic journey and impact on both sides of the pond. “We want to show the exhibition as well as we possibly can to the audience who can’t get there,” the director Phil Grabsky told The Wall Street Journal. “But the audience is mixed: people who know a lot about art and people who know absolutely nothing. I want them both to feel equally satisfied.” A movie for people who know “absolutely nothing” about art, perfect.

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