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Matisse hitting the big screen in Tate Modern's first-ever live broadcast

London's Tate Modern is broadcasting live into regional cinemas around the UK for the first time ever on Tuesday as part of its ongoing Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs exhibition.

art and culture Updated: Jun 04, 2014 11:39 IST
Henri Matisse

London's Tate Modern is broadcasting live into regional cinemas around the UK for the first time ever on Tuesday as part of its ongoing Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs exhibition.

The one-off screening of Matisse Live will take place in over 100 theaters, offering a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the popular exhibition and the artist's world.

Read:London opens most beautiful show of Matisse cut-outs

The HD film, presented by Francine Stock and Tate Director Nick Serota, features performances by Royal Ballet principal dancer Zenaida Yanowsky and jazz musician Courtney Pine.



Rare archive footage of the famous artist at work and interviews with his friends have also been incorporated into the film, with actor Simon Russell Beale bringing Matisse's own words to life.

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs is the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to Henri Matisse's paper cut-outs.

Matisse Live will broadcast throughout the UK on June 3.

For more details see www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/film/cinema-event-matisse-live-tate-modern.