Sherbrooke, Qc - August 22nd, 2014
As the one falling from the 50 th floor and saying to himself when he was about the 25th floor, I live day by day, moment by moment and say to myself, so far, so goo... Even if I abhor the present medical establishment and his methods, I have to recognize that, sometimes, one cannot avoid it, especially when emergency situations occur...I was recently operated for a "incarcerated umbilical hernia" and the operation went well. But the aftermath was kind of depressing and I had to get out of there as soon as possible since the hospital "food" (when I was allowed to eat something other than antibiotics...) was horrible (and I'm not a caviar and champagne kind of guy...a fresh fruit, a banana would have made my day...) and, having no private assurances, I was in a room with a 400 lbs woman (who have to be transferred from her bad to a wheelchair by 4 nurses, mostly to be able to smoke som...
Sherbrooke, Qc - May 3rd, 2014
The title is from a Dr joel D. Wallach book (or video)... Seems that doctors die, statistically, at around 57-60 years old, a lot sooner than the "coach patatoes" (statistically), so why trust them entirely and blindly when it comes to our lives? Well, most of us are conditioned a life to do just that... So, it was not easy for me to say NO the the surgery they in a hurry programmed me for (even if I feel quite ok and my cancer seems to be stabilized...I've started to paint and draw again...). But I did, even if most of my friends said I was crazy... Well, now, artists are a bit crazy, aren't they? (at least a little bit...) So, instead of lying "gutted like a trout" on an operation table and then for 2 months (if everything went ok and they wouldn't forget a scalpel or some gauze in your belly...) lying in bed with a caca-bag (yes, those details got me disgusted and taken abac...
SIBIU, Ro - October 25th, 2013
I will be absent for a while from FAAM (and from about everything else) due to sickness. Sorry not answer comments etc. Hope to be back soon. Best wishes.
Sherbrooke, QC - April 3rd, 2012
Ion Vincent DAnu has now a new Facebook page. Lots of portraits to see...
Sherbrooke, QC - December 24th, 2011
Here it is my last 4 portraits, painted during a kind of Festival in Sherbrooke, Quebec...