Haiku poems for seven of my paintings were written by Katherine Roth. This spring my “Artists Roundtable” will publish a book that will show these paintings together with other artists’ work
Below are the individual poems that I will now also insert into the earlier posts showing these paintings:
The blue hat knows shadows too
Here the still mind rests
The two painting by Georgio Morandi shown here are of interest because of their ‘dissolving boundaries’.
The first one was done in 1960:
To illustrate a simple poem, I went to a textile shop in the old garment center of Manhattan and bought the dull yellow linen for the background and patches of colorful silk. Troels was doubtful when I showed him the mix of colors and announced that they would turn it into a wall hanging (40 x55). Now, a few years later, he still likes the outcome.