Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

Henri Matisse - Das offene Fenster / The open window

Henri Matisse – Das offene Fenster / The open window, Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria

What do you feel when you look out of this window? When I saw this painting of Henri Matisse at the Albertina Museum in September last year, I could literally hear the ocean, feel the warmth of the sun on my skin and smell the fragrance  of the flowers standing on the window sill. This is a view I could live with – every day of the week!

Was empfinden Sie, wenn Sie aus diesem Fenster schauen? Als ich das Gemälde von Henri Matisse im September letzten Jahres in der Albertina sah, konnte ich förmlich das Plätschern des Wassers hören, die Wärme der Sonnenstrahlen auf meiner Haut fühlen und den Duft der auf dem Fensterbrett stehenden Blumen riechen. Mit dieser Aussicht könnte ich leben – jeden Tag der Woche!

I wrote about the exhibition “Matisse and the Fauves” and showed this Matisse painting before here. If you’d like to go and view these 160 incredible paintings and sculptures, tomorrow’s your last chance, the exhibition closes Sunday, 12th January 2014. Don’t miss it!

Ich habe bereits über die Ausstellung “Matisse und die Fauves” geschrieben und dieses Matisse Gemälde hier vorgestellt. Wenn Sie sich die 160 einzigartigen Bilder und Skulpturen noch anschauen möchten, dann ist morgen noch die letzte Chance dafür, denn die Ausstellung schliesst am Sonntag, 12. Januar 2014. Verpassen Sie sie nicht!

Albertina, Albertinaplatz 1, 1010 Vienna


🙂      Have a very HAPPY weekend!      🙂

      🙂      Ihnen ein sehr SCHÖNES Wochenende!       🙂


See what other blogger see when looking out of the window here !

  • seeker
    Januar 12, 2014

    I don’t mind having this hanging by my window. Exquisite painting.

  • Tina Schell
    Januar 12, 2014

    I had to laugh at myself on this one. I saw the painting in the reader and thought, WOW – now this is one talented painter. LOL turns out it was Matisse, one of my all-time favorites 🙂 Excellent choice 🙂

    • happyface313
      Januar 14, 2014

      😀 Haha, this is really funny! No, I am not a good painter at all, but I loved the picture so much when I stood in front of it, it immediately transported me into another world. So when the WPC said “window” – for me this was it 🙂
      Thanks for your comment, I really appreciate it! Have a wonderful and very HAPPY day 🙂

  • The Retiring Sort
    Januar 13, 2014

    A lovely take on the challenge!

  • viveka
    Januar 15, 2014

    Lovely entry …. Remember the post very well – stunning painting and a great photo of the painting.
    An open window gives us a feeling of freedom.

    • happyface313
      Januar 16, 2014

      😀 Yes, and last night I watched the last swedish “Wallander” and there were so many scenes where one could look out of his movie-house on to the water…I think I’d like to live there 🙂