|In 2003 and 2008, LB Zaftig indulged his passion for Flamenco and travelled
throughout Spain in search of "Duende," the spirit of Flamenco. Duende is that moment of ecstasy when the singer,
dancer and musicians are in perfect harmony, all in unison to channel the intense emotion that
underscores this dramatic art form. These wanderings gave rise to a series of exhibitions including
"Duende," "Guajiras" and "La Vida Español". The paintings
capture the spirit and fiery passion that is the essence of Flamenco.
Sitting in on rehearsals in the caves of Granada, attending performances from Madrid to Seville,
travelling easel in one hand, camera in the other. A wealth of reference and experience to
document, digest and finally to capture with paint and brush.