Anyone with an interest in art, music or intelligent dissection will enjoy this piece by Anna. Enjoy the read. I did.
‘An artist is an art lover who finds that in all the art he sees, something is missing: to put there what he feels is missing becomes the center of his life’s work’ Romare Bearden
‘Kalispera, welcome Madame!’ – I heard the enthusiastic voice in the doorway as I arrived at the ‘Blue Beach Hotel’ in Chania, Greece. I’ve never mentioned it before but from her early childhood I knew that visiting a new place is likely to make me ‘feel’ the symptoms of synesthesia.
Let me explain you first what hides behind the mysterious phenomenon. Similarly to Tori Amos, Pharrell Williams, Marilyn Monroe, Vladimir Nabokov, David Hockney or Vincent Van Gogh, I possess the unique ability to ‘merge’ several senses at the same time. In one of the online articles I’ve read that actually 4% of our society are synestheists.
David Hockney, A Bigger Splash, 1967, © David Hockney…
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