Meditating Queen

2020-04-11T13:34:06+02:00April 7th, 2020|

– staying afloat in trying times.

In this picture, «Lightness of Being», Queen Elizabeth II is photographed by Chris Levine (copyright the artist 2008-2020).

Meditation represents an opportunity to slow down, pause and reflect. The true contribution of meditation in our trying corona times may be something Queen Elizabeth II touched upon in her speech to her […]

Fruits with a life of their own

2019-07-05T15:04:48+02:00September 2nd, 2011|

blood-dripping orangeIt’s not hard to imagine that fruits have souls, though it helps to make them look like us. Some of them look angry, others sexy, still others scary. I don’t know who […]

Autumn leaves

2019-07-06T22:13:46+02:00October 24th, 2010|

autumn leaves 7I live close to the Botanical Garden in Oslo, an oasis of meditative silence amidst noisy roads on Tøyen. The changes of autumn are fascinating and stimulate a reflective frame of mind. The poetry of falling leaves is also an inspiration to me as a painter.

Autumn meditations

2010-10-23T00:18:38+02:00October 23rd, 2010|

leavesI took some photos during a visit to the Halvorsbøle retreat centre earlier this autumn. They may not be perfect, but at least they made me see the place with new eyes.

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