noah’s ark

Acrylic on linen 120x100cm 2017

This is a painting of mount Ararat. A holy mountain to the people of Armenia and others that believe the arc of Noah stranded on this mountain. Some think the mountain itself is the arc that gave shelter in hidden tunnels during the big flood. At this moment the mountain stands in Turkey.

By choosing to picture the mountain from this angle with these kind of housing Frits refers to the political struggle this mountain is part of.