Category Archives: Drawing

Monuments

Córdoba. Is the “Mezquita-Catedral” a mosque or a cathedral? It is a mosque that was converted into a triumphant church with a lofty forest of columns that terminate in a magnificent gothic tower. Now, this Roman Catholic cathedral wanders through … Continue reading

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Nature

Boureminati on the Niger. Time: 6:00 am. I watched the sunrise while collecting shellfish, spying on a couple of kingfishers, following the bee-eaters in and out of their lairs in the clay riverbanks and admiring the Dum palm trees. At … Continue reading

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Nature

Henri Fabre. A made a pilgrimage to the city of Serignan in the blazing heat of the Provencal summer. The house-museum of the poet and entomologist J.H. Fabre offered his naturalist collections, his observation instruments, the heirlooms of his lifetime … Continue reading

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Landscapes

The “Cinque Terre“ This is not exactly a landscape: it is a visionary hybrid, a meditation on the “personality” of a tract of the Ligurian coast that I love so much. The best way to describe the pentagram profile of … Continue reading

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