Tuesday, 27 March 2007

Matisse: La gerbe

Henri Matisse: gouache paper cut-out
The title of this piece (la gerbe) means the sheaf or the spray but I have found that it can also be translated as puke. Of course we have the slang 'technicolour yawn' for puke ... so which did you think Matisse had in mind (c:= I suppose you could call that a sick joke! groannn!