Matisse’s Self Portrait (1906) by Hosho McCreesh

Henri Matisse | Self-Portrait in a Striped T-Shirt | 1906
Henri Matisse | Self-Portrait in a Striped T-Shirt | 1906

Matisse’s Self Portrait (1906)

It’s both actually, both—
angry sneer and defeat—
his new paintings largely failures.
And doubt, jezus, crippling doubt,
suspicious stares, though still some
life there, some light, just
a shred to cling to…

Unpublished poem from the Precis of Genius project with Pig Ear Press.

Precis of Genius project with Pig Ear Press.

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