The Soothsayer

The Soothsayer, oil on canvas, 30” × 40”,  2009.

The Soothsayer
Oil on canvas, 30” × 40”, 2009.

This improbable story teller in full regalia is quite hermetic, hands hidden and eyelids closed, and his two customers seem eager to get his answer. We are again in the middle of a public space to find the answers to our intimate questions. They are not likely to come from this interpreter and the people in the background are not going to help : they all search the horizon hopelessly.