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An essential part of learning how to paint and draw is knowing your Art History. A student of art needs to be able to put their work into the context of art history to move forward and improve. You will find links to influential Art History films and documentaries on artists in this section of Stewart Fletcher’s website.

Henri Matisse

Credit: Paul Romanowski At the peak of world war two, Henri Matisse was fighting for his life.  He was undergoing intestinal cancer surgery as the Germans entered France.  His life changing surgery also had a huge impact on Modern Art.  This is one of my favorite documentaries on the

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