Tuesday, June 11, 2019

a lovely painting from #3 Ajumma

#3 Ajumma's husband, the third of my mother's four cousins, died this year on my father's birthday, January 17. Since that time, it's almost as if Ajumma's heart had exploded into light and color, and all these paintings have suddenly appeared. Ajumma, through her expressive art, has shown me a valid way of dealing with grief by creating or channeling these marvelous, impressionistic worlds. This latest painting is one that I find particularly beautiful: