New York 2014

Le vent se leve

art 11.5 x 31 inches

scroll 14 x 59

Paul Valery

One of four experiments in writing western language calligraphy.

Phrase from Paul Valery’s 1920 poem, Le Cimetiere Marin (Graveyard by the Sea.)

Le vent se faut tenter de vivre!

“The wind arises...One must live!”

Section of antique sumi landscape on paper, Hand-drawn French calligraphy by Liza, the word vent (“wind”) is written by a character.

Mounting silk and brocade. Bone finials.