La Mamounia, Marrakech

 

La Mamounia, Marrakech

31.3.2015

La Mamounia-Interiror-Marrakech-Morocco

The shapes and the arches, the patterns carved by craftsman over the centuries, an aesthetic feast unique unto its own time and place. I quickly become drunk on the details, intoxicated by the hands of artisans, of their marks that have been left around the city, inside and out. This country moved Matisse into a whole new phase of his art, taking him far away from the Futurist movement and into one of pattern and colour, of reduced form and the joy of life.