When I’m happy, Matisse

When I’m happy, Matisse
A lot of what’s in Alaska is from when I was very much depressed, but in the stage version we’ll get to a more joyous phase, and these Matisse cut-outs make me feel joyous:

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2014/apr/14/henri-matisse-the-cut-outs-tate-modern-in-pictures

Turns out he started them after being so ill he almost died.  You can tell from looking at them there’s a pure joy at still being alive.  Glorious stuff.

How these pictures look — that’s how I feel when I’m singing, when I’m trance-dancing, when I hit the spot writing.

 

Cheryl x