"Matisse Dancers" by Dorit Levinstein is an original hand-painted bronze sculpture. Part of the "Studying the Masters" collection. Contact us for more information about this artwork.
“Looking at the original painting you can see five female characters, naked, ecstatically dancing in a circle. The figures are flat and schematic, bordered by contour lines and contrasting the cold blue-green space surrounding them. I feel the painting reflects Matisse’s attraction to primitive art in nature. The closed circle sends a message of emotional hedonism, a metaphorical image of liberation of the body and soul from cultural and social conventions. But above all I was drawn to the connection between the characters and the friendship they share, a value I hold very dear to my heart and believe it holds the key to true happiness.” -DL We are invited to step into Dorit Levinstein's universe of forms, figures, and colors…" (Dorit Levinstein)
Dorit Levinstein’s work invites you to step into her universe of forms, figures, and colors. Her spare, elegant sculptures seem to giggle with delight as if tickled and then stretch out with an exquisite elasticity to form their position in space. The sculptures derive their volume from a continuous virtuosic line alluding to human figures, animals, flowers, and objects. Each of the twirling figures is painted in vivid colors, creating rhythmic patterns that regularly repeat themselves like variations on a well-loved tune. Despite its apparent simplicity, the work is the result of a creative and sophisticated process. To master these lean and airy figures, one needs the skill and dexterity of a professional dancer who practices daily to perform the seemingly effortless pirouette. Levinstein’s work can be found in private collections worldwide and is exhibited in exclusive Fine Art galleries. Levinstein also creates commissioned works for indoor and outdoor settings and her monumental outdoor sculptures grace the landscape of many municipalities. Eden Fine Art has been Dorit Levinstein’s exclusive worldwide publisher since 1999.
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