Posts Tagged ‘Food’

Each Day is a Celebration: Exhibition

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

On Thursday, October 8th, an exhibition of my paintings will open at the Art League Gallery at the Torpedo Factory in Alexandria, Virginia. It will run through November 1st. The show will include the work I did while living in France, as well as before and since. All the information is below. I hope some of you will come to see it—and perhaps even make the opening reception that evening. 

Harrington Card final-frontLR

 

Harrington Card back

 

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Tessa

Orchard

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

For the first of October, a poem by Hilda Doolittle, and a painting of Saturday market pears and calendula (growing wild by the Languedoc vineyards and known locally as souci).

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I saw the first pear
as it fell-
the honey-seeking, golden-banded,
the yellow swarm
was not more fleet than I,
(spare us from loveliness)
and I fell prostrate
crying:
you have flayed us
with your blossoms,
spare us the beauty
of fruit-trees.
The honey-seeking
paused not,
the air thundered their song,
and I alone was prostrate.
O rough-hewn
god of the orchard,
I bring you an offering–
do you, alone unbeautiful,
son of the god,
spare us from loveliness:
these fallen hazel-nuts,
stripped late of their green sheaths,
grapes, red-purple,
their berries
dripping with wine,
pomegranates already broken,
and shrunken figs
and quinces untouched,
I bring you as offering.

—H.D. (Hilda Doolittle)

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Honora

Chocolate and lace

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

For my birthday, I post a pastry from Lucco, our favorite bakery. It’s one of the still-life series I’ve been painting while living in France.

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Italia!

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Siamo arrivati.

4.12Italia!

Primroses and Shellfish

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

3.3Primroses&Shellfish

Wine and Art

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

2.10Wine&Art

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Susan

 

Welcome

Friday, February 6th, 2015

2.6CrepeWelcome

Jour de la Marmotte

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

That is, Groundhog Day.

2.2.15GroundhogDay 

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Roshan

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Discovering Gabian

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

 1.23DiscoveringGabian

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St. Nicolas le chocolat

Saturday, December 6th, 2014

Our daughter has been so good all year that St. Nicholas found her even at her new address in this tiny hillside village. And brought a treat from our favorite bakery too.

12.6LuccoStNicholas