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Safe Haven in Le Havre

Le Havre is a town in France, the name of which means ‘haven’, almost oppositive newhaven on the other side of the Channel, in Normandy. This watercolour depicts the house of our friends in Sanvic, in the outskirts of that city. The house was built at the end of the nineteenth century. Sanvic is located on a hill overlooking Le Havre. It was spared by the wartime bombings of our allies which aimed at driving the occupation forces out of […]

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Emerging Artists 2007: An Art Contest in Hudson, New York

I have just applied to the Emerging Artists Art Contest organised by Slowart Productions. Here are the four pictures that I have sent to slowart for the contest: “les écorchés”, Pollarded trees in Villennes sur Seine, West of Paris • dimensions: 240 mm x 320 mm (9.5 in x 12.6 in) • portrait format • watercolour and India ink on cold pressed watercolour acid-free paper “aux bouffes du Nord”, Inside Peter Brook’s Paris Theatre, North of the City of light […]

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(3) En ces lieux insolites, poétiques ou tout simplement intéressants du 14ème arrondissement de Paris

Gentil coquelicot Au coin de la rue de la Tombe Issoire et de la Villa St Jacques, c’est un énorme coquelicot qui nous a accueilli dans le quartier. Un atelier qui fait pousser des fleurs géantes dans ses vitrines, parfois des champignons énormes, des trompe-l’œil démesurés. Mais c’est ce coquelicot que je préfère. Il vous accueillait à chaque passage et vous apportait la fraîcheur de la nature au milieu de la ville. Quand on s’approche, on voit que ces fleurs […]

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