‘I Dream to Travel’: Artist Francesco Clemente Conjures the Sea From His New York City House

May 21, 2020 298

BY: JULIE BELCOVE

While stay-at-home directives have plenty of people experiencing true solitude for possibly the first time in their lives—and going a bit mad as a result—being alone with one’s thoughts is the preferred state for many artists, who have found creative energy in their seclusion.

Francesco Clemente, the Italian-born, longtime New Yorker famed for his sensual, evocatively colored paintings with a mystical vibe influenced by his travels through India, has made a series of watercolors of the seashore from the confines of his MacDougal Street house in Greenwich Village.

 

 

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