Monday, July 25, 2011

"The Mediterranean is always just white, white, white..."

-- or so Cy Twombly told an art critic (quoted in The Guardian's Twombly obituary) as they were discussing his series of 24 drawings "Poems to the Sea."  Sometimes the sea is white. The Long Island sound was white this morning, on my walk, and I was seduced by the spaces between the houses, where the sea gleamed through, whitecaps on pale greys and blues. Here is my photograph:

and the same photograph, painted, to show the "white" sea:

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