Peasant’s Last Supper

Dolce & Gabbana ads + Song of Achilles book + David Ligare oil paintings + my visit to the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul and the south of France + Last Supper = The marketplace I always wanted to paint but couldn’t find the right composition

This is one of the largest paintings I have done. The fisherman, the farmer, the lemon pickerthe baker and the water girl. I have family in Romania that works the land and have done so for generations. It is always nice to go back to drink fresh cow milk and handpicked tomatoes.

Just in time for EASTER!

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Call Me By Your Name

“I stopped for a second. If you remember everything, I wanted to say, and if you are really like me, then before you leave tomorrow, or when you’re just ready to shut the door of the taxi and have already said goodbye to everyone else and there’s not a thing left to say in this life, then, just this once, turn to me, even in jest, or as an afterthought, which would have meant everything to me when we were together, and, as you did back then, look me in the face, hold my gaze, and call me by your name”
― André Aciman, Call Me by Your Name

“In fact, he knew more about apricots than we did – their grafts, etymology, origins, fortunes in and around the Mediterranean.” ― André Aciman, Call Me by Your Name

“….his spot in paradise, his cheeky Later!, his lip-smacking love for apricot juice…..”― André Aciman, Call Me by Your Name

Composition based on Dutch still life.

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