A YEAR IN PAINTING
La vita e breve
L'arte e lunga
As our planet makes its journey around a star we call the Sun, I make my own journey in painting. Each week I present some aspect of our shared life experiences through the medium of paint on canvas.
"Old men ought to be explorers."
-T.S. Eliot, The Four Quartets
FIVE ROMAN ARTICHOKES
Five Roman Artichokes
Oil on Canvas, 18" x 24"
When I arrive in Italy, there is a period of transition, usually about three weeks,
where everything is left behind and I await new prospects. This time is not fallow,
Elizabeth and I draw quite a bit as I search out new subject matter to keep the brush moving.
Since we arrived in the middle of artichoke season......
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