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The Lady & the Unicorn, Paris, 2017

I saw the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries at the Musée national du Moyen Âge in Paris in the Autumn. They’re really great reference material for the prints and paintings I’m doing based on Medieval subjects. It is believed that the tapestries depict the senses.  

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Carcassonne

Carcassonne, Languedoc, France

The fortified city of Carcassonne, Languedoc, Winter 2008. The fortress of Carcassonne is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most visited place in France outside Paris. It was heavily (and creatively) restored by Eugene Viollet-le-Duc in the 1850’s so it has a strange ersatz appearance that is reinforced by the souvenir shops and cafeterias […]

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