Valentin M. Khodov

22 07 2017

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He was born in 1942. Under the murderer. Stalin. His paintings have a strange attraction. Their monumental almost medieval story telling. Stained with red and haunted by darkness the paintings almost seem wistful. Or perhaps that is my optimistic spirit. Except that I’m not an optimist.

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Pieces of the sky falling down…

22 07 2017




God of Six Points

22 07 2017

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Islington HouseJack SirdevanJohnsonsKingswayMalton AirportMaryMaureen O'HaraOld BillOld JackPalais RoyaleShackShanahan PlaceSilverthornI wrote a novel several years ago called The God of Six Points. Originally I had included these illustrations in the novel. It was a story about a man who believed he was God. Or at least a god. To the outside world he was suffering from delusions (alzheimers) but to him he was travelling in time. (http://www.amazon.com/The-God-Points-David-Halliday-ebook/dp/B000JMKN10)…

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Einstein and Genova on the beach

22 07 2017




And the word was made flesh…

22 07 2017




Amalie Bensinger (1809 – 1889)

22 07 2017




cafe life in the rococo style

22 07 2017