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.

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, 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