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Sunday, August 23, 2009

MONOCHROME MONDAY - PAINTING GANDHI



Annamarie Trombetta, Artist, painting Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948) in Union Square, NYC


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This bronze statue by Kantilal P. Patel (b. 1925) was installed in 1986 in the southwest corner of Union Square Park.

































Using my Canon G7


It was a hot and humid day, in the high 80s, when I met Annamarie. Before noon she was ready to call it a day. A talented artist, you can see more of her work at www.trombettaart.com



6 comments:

  1. Very nice monochrome choice.

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  2. A fascinating subject. I'm intrigued by the round 'easel'. Is this a hallmark of this artist?

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  3. I am surprised the artist wasn't wearing a straw hat in that sunlight. Well observed.
    I wonder what Ghandi would make of the city?

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  4. Nice capture. She looks very peaceful in her surroundings doing what she loves best.

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  5. Excellent random stranger photo/post!

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  6. I recently came accross your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


    Sara

    http://paintingdrawing.net

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