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PILGRIMAGE :An artists journey from Mount Athos to Tibet Paul Osborne

PILGRIMAGE :An artists journey from Mount Athos to Tibet

Paul Osborne

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It was April in 1986.I was irresistibly drawn to the journey overland to the East, not only to see what was on the other side of the horizon, but to trace a line back to something of our roots, a road of discovery, with an inner sense as much as anMoreIt was April in 1986.I was irresistibly drawn to the journey overland to the East, not only to see what was on the other side of the horizon, but to trace a line back to something of our roots, a road of discovery, with an inner sense as much as an outer.So I found myself on the deck of a boat leaving England, with an easel, a generous supply of paper and my bags full of paints. I spent more than a year travelling across Asia to Lhasa.These are the paintings I made on that journey.Paul Osbornes dedication and talent place him in such company as the celebrated Victorian artist-travellersn William Simpson and Edward Lear. He paints what he sees, but with a sure sense of the spirit of a place, and his images reflects his mounting excitement as one extraordinary visual experience followed another ~ Paul Hogarth