Elena Berriolo
Matisse Sewing

From Tether 3, page 136

Why didn’t Matisse think of the sewn line even though he was so fascinated by textiles? In his search for a nonvirtual line, in his cutouts, he chose to use scissors on previously colored paper and then glue the paper onto another sheet, but by sewing with a sewing machine, he could have split the paper without undermining it, with a true three-dimensional line reaching to the other side of the support, and then colored it in.There 

Tether 3, 2017
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