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:


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