Late Kimono 2010

Late kimono. Julie Harms

Late Kimono (2010)
Acrylic  on canvas – 40×65 cm (private collection)

Late for her meeting… most probably back from her tea ceremony class…her friend waits patiently at the famous café down town. Another is looking for a place to sit… Mostly women come during the day…

Lantern Festival In Nagasaki 2009

Lantern festival in Nagasaki. Julie Harms

Lantern festival in Nagasaki (2009)
Acrylic  on paper. Framed –  49,5×75 cm (private collection)

From café Foglio, just a minute away from my apartment …
A large window overlooks the river … Through the green foliage, the glimpse of an eye belonging to the famous Spectacle Bridge. Orange lanterns hang, reminding me of the festival to come … Soon, it will be dark and hundreds of lanterns will light up …

O-Kunchi 2008

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First O-Kunchi in Nagasaki (2008)
Acrylic on paper – Framed  56×75 cm. (private collection)

…  The town celebrates O-Kunchi. From my balcony I watch mothers all dressed-up  walking towards the elementary school and children waiting for the dragon to  come and dance for them, followed by the heavy portable shrine shaped like a  boat that will soon roll by…

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