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MATISSE AND PICASSO The article on Matisse and Picasso’s story of contradiction that later on developed into friendship shows us that art unites everyone. Artists may have different styles, techniques and opinions but these abstractionists found what is dominantly common among their works. They may not have liked each other’s works at first but gradually, they have learned to work with each other. This agreement signaled the birth of another art movement, abstraction. Their works are highly geometric and the colors are vibrant; much like what we see in modern art. The idea of abstraction is pure self- expression, contrary to the traditional realistic painting. Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso are two of the greatest abstractionists known in history. They have proven that “ugly art” may still be considered beautiful in the eyes of the viewer. Without their intertwining ideas, mankind may have not developed a fresher sense of Art. The things we see around today may be the old school Renaissance or Victorian themed artworks with the sober colors and all. Matisse and Picasso’s collaboration have reinvented art itself. Using geometric figures, they have proven that there are no strict rules in art. Like everything else, it undergoes changes. It can be modified overtime. After all, art is all about being you. This somewhat rebellious art style is extraordinary. It may not directly portray the story of Picasso and Matisse’s friendship but through in-depth research, one can conclude that art binds the distance between two contrasting ideas. Like the two legends, art was what they have in common and they used that to settle their differences. As for us, the artists still in the making, we must learn to do the same thing to our fellow men. After all, our common interest will pave the way to unite us in the…...

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