Posts Tagged ‘Spain

14
Jun
20

A Room with a View

Bringing in the bees…
30
Mar
20

El fuente del paraíso (the fountain of paradise)

Made at the end of the 18th or begining of the 19th century, this fountain was designed by Jean Claude Forestier and bought by the Duchess of Parcent (born in Malaga,Spain). It was the source for the irrigation of the entire garden in the Casa del Rey Moro. The Arabic script, which can be read from right to left and left to right means “eternal salvation”.

What I find fascinating is that neither the designer (French) nor the customer (Spanish) were Arab or Muslim. The beauty of the fountain transcends borders of nations and religions as only art can.

Long live art.

25
Mar
20

Are the “windmills” we fight, real?

“Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.” ~Miguel de Cervantes

Don Quijote fought windmills thinking they were giants. What are the “windmills” we fight? Are they real? Or do they just exist in our mind?

15
Sep
19

Snails

“The spiral in a snail’s shell is the same mathematically as the spiral in the Milky Way galaxy, and it’s also the same mathematically as the spirals in our DNA. It’s the same ratio that you’ll find in very basic music that transcends cultures all over the world. “

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

21
Aug
19

The beauty of tiles

Urban sketching in Málaga

31
Jul
19

Prehistoric art: preliminary sketches for an attempt to integrate prehistoric art with mystic elements – just the beginning.




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