Tuesday, November 13, 2018

ACEO Clown Portrait #75 "Palyaço Yakup"

Clown #75 "Palyaço Yakup" 
acrylic on paper, 2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm), 2018

Clown #75 is  inspired by a Turkish clown "Palyaço Yakup" who lives in Gökçeada, Turkey.  While I was doing  a research about Turkish clowns, I found a nice article  written about him some years ago by a blogger.  Yakup worked many years in the film and entertainment industry. He plays music with saw and other instruments. Now he is a retired clown who runs a Bed & Breakfast in a small island in Eagean sea.

Palyaço Yakup is playing trompet - Photo by Aykan Özener

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