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By paolafalconi   /     Apr 25, 2015  /     My art

My friends,

Today is one of those luminous Spring days. The sun is shining in a bright blue sky, its light catching on every flower, on every blade of grass, on every granite rock – brilliant, magic.

Danza di primavera. 2015. Acrylic on canvas. 50 cm x 40 cm

Danza di primavera. 2015. Acrylic on canvas. 50 cm x 40 cm.

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Art of nature: olive trees sculptures.

By paolafalconi   /     Oct 26, 2014  /     Inspiring moments

Today I’ve been in the countryside of ¬†Villamassargia in a place called “S’Ortu Mannu”. Here you can find hundreds of secular olive trees that are 6 or 7 hundreds years old having been implanted between 1.300 B.C. and 1.600 B.C.

It’s a magical place where I have had the opportunity to admire ¬†for another time the greatest artist of all: Mother Nature.

This olive tree is called “Sa Rejna – The Queen” and, according to some experts, it’s considered the biggest olive tree of all the Mediterranean see. I don’t know if it’s really true but for sure this tree is majestic. It’s 16 mt. diameter and at least 10 mt tall. But what is more interesting is that it’s really a living sculpture standing there for at least 7 hundreds year.

Sa Rejna - The Queen Secular olive tree

Sa Rejna – The Queen
Secular olive tree

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