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Matisse, the master of colour and pattern, died 50 years ago, but rather than chronicling his life, this programme assesses his legacy in Britain.

Travelling across London from the Victoria and Albert Museum, to ad land in Soho, a primary school in Borough, Barts Hospital and Tate Modern, Professor Sir Christopher Frayling meets exponents of the visual world who celebrate the huge and powerful influence of Matisse on so much of what we see.

With Will Alsop and Zandra Rhodes.

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Matisse, the master of colour and pattern, died 50 years ago, but rather than chronicling his life, this programme assesses his legacy in Britain. Travelling across London from the Victoria and Albert Museum, to ad land in Soho, a primary school in Borough, Barts Hospital and Tate Modern, Professor Sir Christopher Frayling meets exponents of the visual world who celebrate the huge and powerful influence of Matisse on so much of what we see. With Will Alsop and Zandra Rhodes.

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2004102820050915

Matisse, the master of colour and pattern, died 50 years ago, but rather than chronicling his life, this programme assesses his legacy in Britain.

Travelling across London from the Victoria and Albert Museum, to ad land in Soho, a primary school in Borough, Barts Hospital and Tate Modern, Professor Sir Christopher Frayling meets exponents of the visual world who celebrate the huge and powerful influence of Matisse on so much of what we see.

With Will Alsop and Zandra Rhodes.

2004102820050915

Matisse, the master of colour and pattern, died 50 years ago, but rather than chronicling his life, this programme assesses his legacy in Britain.

Travelling across London from the Victoria and Albert Museum, to ad land in Soho, a primary school in Borough, Barts Hospital and Tate Modern, Professor Sir Christopher Frayling meets exponents of the visual world who celebrate the huge and powerful influence of Matisse on so much of what we see.

With Will Alsop and Zandra Rhodes.

20050915

Matisse, the master of colour and pattern has become part of our visual blood stream. Professor Sir Christopher Frayling travels across London, visiting an inner-city primary school, Peckham Library, the world of graphics and illustration in Soho and later fashion design and art at Tate Modern, to meet exponents of the visual world who celebrate the huge and powerful influence of Matisse on so much of what we see. With Will Alsop and Zandra Rhodes.