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Sunday, 10 January 2016

chalkmarks in a rainstorm....

Wendy Stefansson. Chalkmarks in a Rainstorm. 1997

Early one afternoon walking through Paris, I found an image bathed in Vermeer light and spring rain:
The Girl with a Pearl Earring, re-created by a chalk artist on the pavement.
Re-created by the elements.
Re-created by me on black and white film.
Anonymous and abandoned.

(The title of this work and this post are borrowed and adapted from Joni Mitchell's 1988 album.)

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