Updated: Sep 13, 2021
Mango is a common enough fruit in Israel, but the presentation reflected in this painting is anything but common. The chef has taken the inedible peel - typically unattractive and useless - and created a rosette centerpiece. The rosette centers the viewer's eye and also displays something rarely noticed - the beautiful underside of the peel. Around the center, ripe, soft mango pieces contrast lusciously with the hard blue of the serving plate.
Oil on Panel
10 x 10 in
Everyone knew you shouldn't go biting into fruit offered to you
by magical creatures in the woods, even if you'd thought until just five minutes ago
that such stories were, you know, only stories.
The Goblins of Bellwater
Don't sit at home and wait for a mango tree to bring mangos to you
wherever you are. It won't happen. If you are truly hungry for change,
go out of your comfort zone and change the world.
101 Keys to Everyday Passion
Simon went over to Jace and dropped the soup can into the cart.
"So what was all that about?"
"I think," Jace said, "that she asked if she could touch my mango."
City of Fallen Angels
Art as an Oasis™
Art as an Oasis is a series of occasional postings from the art of Carrie Kleinberger
providing a temporary respite from both mundane and monumental cares
complimented by words of wisdom from a diversity of others.