Nan Feldman, "The Yellow French Tablecloth" (detail), 2006

Lowell Lecture

Artist Demonstration: Matisse-Inspired Painting

Date & Time

May 14, 2017 at noon - 3 p.m.


Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115
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Boston-area painter and mixed-media artist Nan Hass Feldman has had 53 solo exhibitions and has been included in over 70 group shows. Her works are included in numerous private collections in five countries. Feldman teaches at two area art museums and runs the Artist Loft for Oceania Cruises twice a year.

Presenting Organization

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


The Arts

Explore how the whimsical interpretation of color, pattern, and design creates complex and joyful landscapes and interiors, reminiscent of the works of Henri Matisse. Nan Hass Feldman demonstrates how she interprets her subjects using oil sticks and watercolor resist, and how she transforms these linear compositions into inventive oil paintings with playful detail and heightened color. Then, visit “Matisse in the Studio” with a new understanding this great artist’s creativity.