MatisseMorganMatisse, Henri, 1869-1954.   Le Cirque (Jazz, pl. II)  [Paris : Teriade, 1947]  2007.77bThe Morgan Library and Museum’s new Director, Colin Bailey, introduced Graphic Passion: Matisse and the Book Arts to the press today. The show, which runs until January 18, 2016, features materials related to Matisse’s various book projects, including Jazz (1947) considered one of the most important art books of all time.

Photograph: Stephen Wise