Q: What non-art book are you reading now?

Tiwanaku

Tiwanaku

A:  I am reading Kim Mac Quarrie’s, “The Last Days of the Incas.”  It’s fascinating to discover the intricacies of the epic conquest of the short-lived Inca empire.  The book is actually thrilling to read.  Mac Quarrie makes this story come alive.

Last summer I traveled to Peru to investigate the history of the Incas and the civilizations that preceded them.  In May of this year I continued my studies with a trip to Bolivia.  Both trips are proving to be highly inspirational for my art practice. 

Comments are welcome!       

About barbararachkoscoloreddust

New York Artist Barbara Rachko www.barbararachko.com shares her perspective on pastel painting, photography, and the creative inspiration she finds in ancient Mesoamerican civilizations, mythology, and travel to remote places, like her new favorite destinations, Bali and Sri Lanka.

Posted on August 12, 2017, in An Artist's Life, Bolivia, Creative Process, Inspiration, Photography, Travel and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I’m reading, Pax, by Sara Pennypacker. It’s about a boy named, Peter and his pet Fox. With the first paragraph, you’re hooked. Owen

    On Saturday, August 12, 2017, barbararachkoscoloreddust.com wrote:

    > barbararachkoscoloreddust posted: ” A: I am reading Kim Mac Quarrie’s, > “The Last Days of the Incas.” It’s fascinating to discover the intricacies > of the epic conquest of the short-lived Inca empire. The book is actually > thrilling to read. Mac Quarrie makes this story come alive. ” >

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