Strategies, explorations and musings about the old-fashioned...or is it cutting-edge?... contemplative practice of painting from life, usually outdoors.
Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Ahmad Al Karkhi, Iraqi Painter
There was a beautiful story on NPR this morning about Iraqi painter Ahmad Al Karkhi. He had to flee his homeland in 2006, first to Damascus and eventually(after three years) to the United States. He has spent his time painting his memories of a peaceful Iraq and the people he remembers.