(late 20th century)
Sophie Matisse was active/lived in New York. Sophie Matisse is known for masterpiece recreations.
Biography Sophie Matisse
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The great granddaughter of Henri Matisse, granddaughter of art dealer
Pierre Matisse, and step-grandchild of Marcel Duchamp, Sophie Matisse
has many ties to modernist art. She was married to French pop
artist Alain Jacquet (1939-2008).
In her painting, however, she plays off of classical paintings such as Grant Wood's American Gothic, Vermeer's Woman With a Pearl Necklace and Young Woman Holding a Water Pitcher, DaVinci's Mona Lisa, and works by Charles Willson Peale and Henri Matisse.
But she gives these paintings as well as many others a twist---the main
figures are missing' the human presence is removed, and the works
become "statements of absence". For instance, i
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