Monthly Archives: September 2012

Cities

  Konya On 17 December, I was in Konya in the heart of Anatolia, where they celebrate Seb-i arus; which is the anniversary of the marriage of Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi, one of Islam’s greatest mystics (note: Nihat, an important figure … Continue reading

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Portraits 3

  Masanori Kamiguchi I met this Japanese gentleman in Yamanaka. I am grateful to him for the discovery of the cultured and courteous universe of one of the most elegant “Onsen Ryokan“, the traditional spa hotels. Masanori had his family’s … Continue reading

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Portraits 2

        Tower of Batibò I am including this complex page in the section on PORTRAITS, even though it includes fragments of life, landscapes, objects, animals and architecture. The person who commissioned it wanted a portrait of their … Continue reading

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Animals 3

  Lizards I love this page a lot. Sofia had captured a lizard on the terrace. I painted it without any preliminary drawings while gripping it in my left hand. Thanks to its “state of grace” and my very quick … Continue reading

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