Each Thursday evening, one of SFMOMA's curators or specialists shares a perspective on a single artist or artwork on view. Talks last 20 minutes.
Janet Bishop on Henri Matisse's sketch for Le bonheur de vivre (The Joy of Life)
Related Exhibition The Anniversary Show
Thursday, October 14, 2010, 6:30 p.m.
Meet in the Haas Atrium before moving into the galleries.
Janet Bishop, curator of painting and sculpture, SFMOMA
Image: Henri Matisse, Esquisse pour "Le bonheur de vivre" (Sketch for "The Joy of Life"), 1905-1906; oil on canvas; Collection SFMOMA, Bequest of Elise S. Haas; © Succession H. Matisse, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York