Le roi des elfes. 2016

le roi des elfes. J.Harms. - Copie

Le roi des elfes. 2016. J.Harms. 28,5x39cm. Acrylic on paper.

I was on the look out for a wool shop downtown Edinburgh. I had forgotten the exact address of the place, all I could remember was that it was situated on the northern part of the city, in a residential area, and since I had time on my hands, I just went, hoping somehow that I would  encounter it along the way. That day I walked several hours, strolling along the streets, when I came across the king of the Elves…


Le rond-point. 2016

rond point . J.Harms - Copie

Le rond-point. 2016. J.Harms. 39 x 49,5cm. Acrylic on paper.

This is the second painting illustrating my trip, this past January, to Edinburgh. It depicts a street near the famous Victoria street. I was struck by the geometry of this particular scenery. Triangles, circles and rectangles. I read a short essay on Bauhaus recently, and for some reason this painting reminds me of the movement. The yellow sky is just how I remembered the atmosphere, in reality it was rather a grey and cloudy day.

July in St-Valery 2015

July in St Valery. J.Harms.

July in St-Valery. 2015. J.Harms. 29x39cm. Acrylic on paper.

Sometimes I rediscover old snapshots from years past in my small camera. I came across this view of a street in St-Valery- sur-Somme. One of many that, for some reason, have not made their way on the paper… until now.

The Yellow Street, Venice 2011

The yellow street. Julie Harms

The yellow street (Venice 2011)
Acrylic  on paper – 40×60 cm  (private collection)

In a very narrow street, on a February day in Venice. The weather is freezing cold.

A Solitary Tree In Nagasaki 2009

A solitary tree. Julie Harms

A solitary tree in Nagasaki (2009)
Acrylic on paper –  Framed  59,5×74 cm (private collection)

I usually walked through the shopping arcade to go to work when it rained or simply to avoid the scorching sun… Two streets cross the arcade. A lonely tree stands at the far end of one of them…

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