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Basil in my kitchen

basil in my kitchen photo by Tamara Jare

By Tamara Jare

Slovenian contemporary figurative painter.
Art is life. Contemporary figurative painting. Oil on canvas. Love colors.
Slovenian artist Tamara Jare specializes in figurative oil painting on canvas. Her paintings are defined by vibrant colors, be it still life, landscape or portrait. Tamara Jare artworks have been exhibited at curated art shows in United States, Italy and Slovenia.
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2 replies on “Basil in my kitchen”

A beautiful composition, with the textures (glossy leaves, lemons, wine bottle, plastic stopper, ceramic bowl) very evident. As for the title, I could say, “What’s he doing there?” as in Britain as in some countries of Orthodox heritage, Basil can be a male forename (made famous in Britain by the comic character Basil Fawlty, played by John Cleese). He would cause havoc in your kitchen.

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Omg, this is a great explanation! I always ask myself how much is lost in translation, but seems this time I’ve gained 😉 Will google Mr Basil/ John Cheese. Digging further, Basilisk is dragon in folk tales in some of Germanic countries, but in Slovenia we are more avare of basil as a herb, as we are partly Adriatic/Mediterranean country with ancient connections with old Roman empire…hm have to read some more about basil, for now I shall have a glass of vine 😉

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