Icon of Art History Henri Matisse’s “Dance” on Loan at Hermitage Amsterdam

The painting "Dance" (1909-1910) by Henri Matisse is hung up by museum workers at the Hermitage Amsterdam, Netherlands. The painting on loan from the Hermitage St. Petersburg, will be included in the exhibition Matisse to Malevich, has never previously been displayed in the Netherlands.

AMSTERDAM.- From Thursday 1 April the
painting
Dance (1909-1910) by Henri Matisse will be included in the exhibition
Matisse to
Malevich. Pioneers of modern art from the Hermitage. Dance, which will
be seen
at the Hermitage Amsterdam only until 9 May, has never previously been
displayed
in the Netherlands.
It is one of the icons of art history and
comes
from the collection of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg. It
is rarely
loaned out. Very recently the Ministry of Culture in Moscow gave
permission for
Dance to be loaned to the Hermitage Amsterdam for six weeks.