Migrating birds

By: Louk Vreeswijk

May 31 2020

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Category: Jordan, Middle East

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The play of reeds, water and light in last week’s photo pleased me because of its abstract nature. In the same way Devrim Erbil must have been pleased by the sight of a chaotic swarm of migrating birds and took it up as the subject of his painting. Abstraction inspired by nature.

Photo of the week: Migrating Birds (detail), Devrim Erbil, Turkey, 1982, in: National Gallery, Amman, Jordan 2010