Friday, May 05, 2006

Petrossian Cafe I

I'll return to Provence and Paris cafés shortly. First a small diversion. There are just 3 days left for my exhibit of café watercolors. It began with a cookie. Last summer I dropped into the Petrossian Boutique in New York and tried a chocolate cookie. I kept returning to visit that cookie. I noticed a small salon de thé in the back with a temporary exhibit of portraits. Hmmm...what a perfect place to hang my petit déjeuner paintings.
When a French aquaintence came to town, I suggested we stop in for a snack after visiting the MOMA. Christian being Breton, ordered the Baba au rhum. He said the rum was M.I.A. but it was still quite delicious. I returned on my own several times to eat and make sketches. And this March my watercolors found a temporary home in the tea salon.The rest is history :)

Petrossian Boutique
911 Seventh Avenue NY NY 10019

6 comments:

  1. Absolutely delicious! Beautiful watercolors! They should stay on these walls much longer. They are inspiring. At least, they can certainly tempt you to order more babas.

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  2. Your writing style is wonderful :)

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  3. As good as eating the real thing!! You make me want to lick your paintings!!

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  4. Bon! D'accord! J'aime les babas et j'en ai devore plus d'un. Mais aucun n'a jamais ete aussi appetissant que ceux peints par Carol Gillot.

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  5. It's one of the best enjoyment in the world to read your posts. I am glad for you that your lovely waterpaintings were (are) hung on the wall of the tea room...

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