This was painted on the roof of the wonderful Casa Lalla riad in Marrakesh, Morocco on March 29th. The large minaret in the upper left is the Koutoubia mosque, next to the famous Jemaa el Fna Square. I had done another version of this in gouache, which I thoroughly screwed up. Pictures from the trip coming soon…
Continue reading below to hear the call to prayer being called out over the entire city by loudpseaker…it’s a haunting, droning cacophony.

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