February 16, 2017
Art imitates Life
A photo of plastic ewers (aftabeh) taken by my cousin in Shiraz and "Tehran Candella" by Scottish artist David Batchelor, a site-specific work at AB-ANBAR Gallery in Tehran.
February 10, 2017
Best cinematography Oscars
Best cinematography Oscars winners (1927-2016).
Emmanuel Lubezki won in the last three consecutive years for Gravity (2013), Birdman (2014), and The Revenant (2015).
February 08, 2017
Sohrab and Anselm
Trees by Sohrab Sepehri & Anselm Kiefer
"Tonight I must go!
I must take a suitcase
Big enough to contain my shirt of loneliness
And walk in a direction
Where epic-singing trees can be seen" ~ Sohrab Sepehri
February 02, 2017
Bruegel in Tehran
Tehran covered in snow & detail from The Hunters in the Snow, a 1565 oil-on-wood painting by Flemish artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder.
January 18, 2017
A good friend & Reflection (What Does your Soul Look Like?) by the painter Peter Doig.
January 03, 2017
Dulwich College by Pissarro
Dulwich College by Camille Pissarro 1871 and in 2017
January 01, 2017
Empty Regent Street
New Year's Day, 8 am in an empty Regent Street.
May all your red lights turn green in 2017!
December 19, 2016
December 16, 2016
Shiraz in winter & The Great Wave off Kanagawa
December 07, 2016
Hasan Abad and Camden Town
November 12, 2016
Leonard Cohen's Speech
"I have a Conde guitar, which was made in Spain ... I put my face close to the beautifully designed rosette, and I inhaled the fragrance of the living wood. You know that wood never dies. I inhaled the fragrance of cedar as fresh as the first day that I acquired the guitar. And a voice seemed to say to me: You are an old man and you have not said thank you; you have not brought your gratitude back to the soil from which this fragrance arose."
Leonard Cohen's speech - 21 October 2011