Jungle Telegraph

Painting near the Conservatory  Blair Pessemier  Acrylic/linen  18 x 13″  46 x 33cm  400.00 We are already at that time of year here when one must stay inside part of the day.  It is so hot and sunny after lunch, we come inside and hole up until after 5. Roses in a Wooden Vase  Laurie Fox Pessemier  Acrylic/linen  12 x 12″  30 x 30cm   … Continue reading Jungle Telegraph

Artnotes: About the Future

View from the balcony: Val de Grace   Laurie Fox Pessemier  Acrylic/linen       225.00 ​I am writing to you from a rainy and grey Paris this morning.  The cool damp air feels good on my skin, even the occasional shower refreshing.  I recall a French woman, Mireille, from Paris, telling me how her first memory was of rain, on her face, in her … Continue reading Artnotes: About the Future

Artnotes: Travel Travel

“It’s the anonymity I miss”, said the man at the table beside us.  We went to a pizza restaurant in Palermo, that had over 9,000 likes on the Internet:  Pizza Frida, as in Frida Kahlo.   There was an Italian version of her picture on the placemat.  The pizza was, in fact, exceptional, with ricotta and radicchio stuffed into the crust. David, the man at the … Continue reading Artnotes: Travel Travel

Different heads

“The road between Palermo and Sciacca is very winding”, the guide reads.  Hah.  They’ve never driven to Rocca Malatina on our spaghetti roads.  This SS-624 was a nice piece of lasagna. There were some washouts, after yesterday’s rain, but we were able to get across the island of Sicily, North to South in just a little over an hour.   Blair had his eye on Sciacca … Continue reading Different heads