From memory, my take on Mr. Koukoudakis' grocery store, on the street leading down to the port. Today the shop is run by the family and still a beautiful place but more modern. I remember we bought our first lemon tree here, twenty years ago. Koukoudakis delivered it on his boat from the mainland.
Watercolor, pen and ink on heavy 600g paper. Size 29x38 cm (11.5x15 ")
Pig Ear Press, which produced my last book "Glenn Gould Never Came to Nice" has now started work in earnest on my next book. 40-plus poems printed Letterpress using handset type in the workshop of Pete Lally on the island of Gozo, Malta. His progress can be followed here:
"On a Slow Boat to Piraeus" will include poems about jazz and donkeys and life on a small Greek island, all seen through the eyes of a retired beancounter...
A mailart stampsheet with my painting of Henry Miller and the poet Katsimbalis visiting the painter Ghikas on Hydra in 1939.
I made this painting after reading Henry Miller's wonderful book "The Colossus of Maroussi", where he tells about this visit to Greece. Henry Miller's best book, I think.
This stampsheet was sent out to my mailart circles but I have a few left.