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Random musings about photography, watercolours, my surroundings, life, philosophy and planet Earth

Abstract View of an Art Nouveau Building

Art nouveau building Rue Boulard in the fourteenth district. Rather than focus on the architecture itself (more about that per below) I have decided to dwell on an abstract view of a reflection in one of the oval windows. Mosaic details taken from the front door. The Eli Paseos Art nouveau blog has a story about this house as well as a collection of blog posts regarding Art nouveau. Here is what she says about that building: The door is quite […]

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Orpheus Wooing the Mermaid (Orphée charmant la Sirène)

I captured this scene at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Rouen as I was stricken by the contrast between this beautiful classical white marble statue and the blue/black stripy background (Orpheus wooing the Mermaid by Emmanuel Hannaux 1855-1934; see how Orpheus got rid of the Mermaids here).  

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Skate Board

Paris 5th district – Jussieu, Feb 28, 2021

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