Listening across oceans
Acrylic on canvas
30 x 30 inches
Barbara Muir © 2011
I guess you probably wonder what I've been
up to, and the answer is painting, marking, painting,
marking, painting, painting, painting. I've asked
Steven several times in the past week if I still
have my ears, because I reason van Gogh might
not have been out of his mind, just a painter with
multiple deadlines. I do. I still have my ears and
Here is one of the paintings from the three for New York.
The overall title for all three is The conversation continues.
I watched a cool video the other day about how video telephoning
is changing the way we communicate because it's taking
the place of the written word -- and making face-to-face
the way to get together again.
That is the idea behind this series. My friend Henriette
volunteered to pose for me numerous times so I could
do a series about the conversation. We originally met in Florence,
but could as easily meet here on the blog, and then
meet any time over a coffee and cookies while we sit on opposite
sides of the world. In fact we did toast each other with our
coffee cups. Hers said "Mommy" in Norwegian, and mine
said "Art Matters" in English. Have a great weekend.
I am going to rest for a minute, then back to work!
Have a loving-the-beginning-of-spring day.