Sunday, January 17, 2010
Friday, January 15, 2010
ORIENTALIST STREET PAINTING
The outside wall of a bakery in Jaffa in 2010। Refusing the all pervasive neon lights, the owner resorted to old style advertising। Does not the Right Honourable Read share with this Blogger of Yours that the colours and the composition evoke the technique of orientalist paintings (like Zonaro) ? ...
Monday, January 11, 2010
Some photos taken with a NOKIA E-71 during incursions into the BO18 and the MusicHall... Reminded one of Moscow nights, maybe the blend of "East" and "West", but from distinct approach angles. Moscovites are Westerners influenced by the (Central Asian)East, Beyrouthins are (Middle)Easterners influenced by the West.