By: Garett C.
Michigan, Age 9
Henri Matisse was born in France in 1869.When he was a kid art did not interest him. He was given a box of paint. He liked to paint.
Later he was a lawyer. Then he did some art courses. He got in art school in Paris. In art school the students had to use dark colors. Later on he went to John Russell. He liked how Russell used bright colors.
People liked him around the world. Soon people he became one of the most important painter of the 20 century.