Coronadiary update – day 40

Katia's desk outside

Katia Nussbaum brings us up to date with her coronadiary on day 40 of lockdown on her San Polino estate in Montalcino.

Prologue: Captain’s log: stardate infinity

Sofia Bracamontes, my Mexican artist daughter-in-law, has sent me a painting she made four weeks into lockdown.

Sofia Bracamontes painting

Like me, she is interested in barriers, limits and perceptions.

It's obviously ... a flame of water and mountains … an invisible rainbow
It’s like fire but doesn’t burn…

How tangible must sensations be before they are felt? At what point does colour/light appear from transparency?

I understand and love it: paradox, ambiguity or clarity.

Her medium is...