By Laura McPhee

For greater than 50 years the passionate pursuit of colour led Henri Matisse to go to the most enthralling villages in southern France. tourists and artwork enthusiasts will appreciate this mixture of paintings, heritage, biography, and shuttle advisor that covers southern France and explores the teal skies, emerald hills, crimson soil, and indigo seas cherished by means of the artist. the adventure starts off in Paris after which strikes to the trendy port of St. Tropez, the fishing village of Collioure, stylish and voluptuous great, and the country shelter of Vence, and results in the posh lodge of Cimiez. the writer identifies the villas and studios the place Matisse lived and labored in each one position and discusses how his paintings replied to the palette and atmosphere of every neighborhood landscape.

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