Category Archives: Arts & Crafts

The beauty of form

Joy to the world

 Joy to the World

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Nativity Scenes

The First Nowell

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In natali domini

Looking at early nativity scenes and their symbolism. This one is from the Bergognone, a contemporary of Leonardo da Vinci. I am intrigued by the half rotten apple and the ” vitarca mudra” the Madonna is forming with her hands. … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Form

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The sound of one hand

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Freedom

…not fear

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The tower of Babel

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Birds

Painting:  Young knight in a landscape ( V Carpaccio c 1510) Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza Madrid

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Change od season

Ceremonial driving down of cattle from the mountain pastures to the valley in autumn

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Sunday

A Sunday trip to the country… Schubert: Improptu No 3 in G flat ( D Barenboim)

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