"Come, see real flowers..."

Inspired by a haiku by the Japanese poet, Matsuo Basho (1644-94), this painting incorporates natural forms in layers of very liquid watercolour, mixed with gum arabic, intended to create an fluid and insubstantial effect, reflecting the mood of the poem -

Come, see real
flowers
of this painful world
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paintings_9
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Photographer:
Brigid Collins

"Come, see real flowers..."

Inspired by a haiku by the Japanese poet, Matsuo Basho (1644-94), this painting incorporates natural forms in layers of very liquid watercolour, mixed with gum arabic, intended to create an fluid and insubstantial effect, reflecting the mood of the poem -

Come, see real
flowers
of this painful world
Ref:
paintings_9
Date:
Location:
Photographer:
Brigid Collins