Tuesday, August 16, 2011

From Taubate

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A view of Taubate from concrete Jesus, oil on card, 12;6 x 10.4cm





From Taubate, a city that sprawls somewhat shapelessly across a valley. It has little of distinction, but in a way that makes it likeable, lending it a fairly laid-back atmosphere.

They have placed the usual ubiquitous Jesus overlooking the city. His head, usefully, has an arial transmitter sticking out of it: I painted from just below him.

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This concludes the paintings done during my big July trip. I think the next big trip will be to Chile and Argentina.


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2 comments:

  1. I especially like the second painting - the colors, composition, and abstracted quality. Very nice!

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