Watercolour and metal leaf on Saunders Waterford paper, 50x50 cm.

Date22 March 2017
StatusAvailable in the shop
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The Arabic word hawâ shares with the English “fancy” the double meaning of “infatuation, sudden passion” and “whim, caprice”. It is etymologically close to the word for “wind”:

“Caprice هوى is a wind هواء that blows this way and that on the basis of the whims of the moment.” — William Chittick

Creation Process

A penny for your thoughts...