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11 May 2010

Found in Translation

Some images, from an en plein air watercolor on the island of Ponza in 2009 to a fresco project in Lugano in 2010.

From left to right: Aldo, stucco modeler and plasterer; David, fresco painter and architect; Euterpe, Muse of Lyric and Music; Clio, Muse of History; Domenico and Andrea, decorative painters.

This is how a tradition is re-built: constant effort (even on vacation), disegno, shared skills (hoc opus hic labor est), critical standards (based on history).