Von Tür zu Tür

[An diesem kalten, kalten Tag in Boston, wo der Boden mit tiefem Schnee bedeckt ist, denke ich an die Wärme des Sommers in den Straßen der kleinen mittelalterlichen Stadt Vitorchiano in Mittelitalien zurück. Dort bin ich im vergangenen Juli in der Hitze des Nachmittags von Tür zu Tür gegangen, um [...]

Prekäre Positionen

By Fred Lynch from near Boston, Massachusetts Always check the back of an Italian town, I say. That’s because the oldest ones (perhaps they’re all old) are built in positions to easily defend – often on a high cliff, and they’re always a fascinating subject. A perfect puzzle of buildings huddle together, perched on the […]

Pictures of Pictures

By Fred Lynch near Boston, Massachusetts Twin Staircases in Vitorchiano Why do we draw what we draw?  Does it matter? When you set out to draw, where do you go? Do you have a destination in mind already? Do you wander to find inspiration? Do you prefer to go to famous places – well known […]