In The World 10: Winter, Afghanistan and New York
2009
Acrylic on canvas
18 inches height
23 inches width
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Artist Notes: In The World 10: Winter, Afghanistan and New York, is the tenth in my series "In The World." I hope the paintings evoke connection, and maybe a strong feeling in the viewer. This contrasts a portrai of an Afghan woman in the snow and snowy Afghan hills, with a winter view on my 17th floor, New York City terrace in the snow. The caption that accompanied the photo of the woman was "Heavy snow began falling after the [2009] new year; 1300 Afghans are estimated to have died from cold this winter."

I had permission to use the photo as a basis for my painting from the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC). The painting is acrylic on stretched canvas, with painted sides; a frame is not necessary.

This original painting is available online for $1,500 at
http://www.zibbet.com/Egilpatr/artwork?artworkId=110904