|Photograph of Mont Saint Victoire overlooking Aix-en-Provence, France|
However, the camera cannot easily capture mood, atmosphere, feeling or imagination. The French artist, Paul Cezanne returned many times throughout his career to re-paint this view over and again and he found something new to say about it almost every time. I don't want to say anymore now because I want the visual to be dominant in this post. Just luxuriate in the beauty of the paintings below here...
I'm listening to the original version of Rivers of Babylon by the Jamaican reggae group The Melodians.
You can listen here. I like it loud!
Wednesday, 3 October 2018
Painting of the Month (84) Oct 2018: Mont St Victoire
Have you ever wondered why artists continued to paint after the invention of the camera? After all, the camera would have depicted scenes like the one below with great accuracy. It 'never lies', does it?