Tuesday, 28 July 2009

Drinking Coffee Elsewhere


Red, Orange.
Orange on Red?


Hold on, the artist cried,
Hold on to the orange,
hold on to the red!

Red on Orange?
No, Orange on Red,

Mark Rothko
said:

Leave the rest
of the world orange,
but paint this town
orange and red!

Images captured in Venice
on July 21, 2009.

The coffee was served at
"Il Santo Bevitore"
(The Holy Drinker)
Calle Zancani, Cannaregio 2393a

Photographs and Text
© by Merisi

11 comments:

  1. I'm always intrigued, and leave amazed at the creative talent you display. Brava.

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  2. Thank you, LAEVIEWER! :-)


    149,744
    256 more,
    and we shall celebrate! ;-)

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  3. I love orange and red together! Once crocheted an eight-foot Dr. Who type muffler of orange and red for my older son.

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  4. i really like your coffee moments...anywhere i think!
    always so warm and subtle...
    enjoy the summer
    :-)

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  5. I'm so lovin' orange this summer. Especially paired with RED! Mmm.

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  6. Merisi, these images of summer in Venice and Vienna are making what I see daily in New York seem ... oh, let me choose an adjective, bland.

    Thank you! xo

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  7. Mmmm...that is one heavenly cup of coffee...now I have to go make a cup I hope you're satisfied!!! lol
    hugs
    Sandi

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  8. Ahh! I needed a smile tonight! :)

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  9. Great shot. I like coffee.

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  10. A nice set of photos. I am enjoying seeing Venice through them.

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  11. What a lovely ode to red and orange. Brilliant portrayal of two colours and how they affect our daily life.

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