365 Days of Art: October 17 – MoMA Hangs a Matisse Upside-Down!

Henri Matisse, Le Bateau (The Boat), Paper Cut, 1953
Henri Matisse, Le Bateau (The Boat), Paper Cut, 1953

October 17, 1961

The Museum of Modern Art hangs Henri Matisse’s Le Bateau upside-down–the mistake isn’t noticed or corrected for six weeks! Insert your modern or abstract art joke here…

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