Complete triptych:  (Im)possible no. 4 – Mourning


Canvas 1  – Friday (death)


Canvas 2 – Saturday (mourning)


Canvas 3 – Sunday (rebirth)


Size:   600mm x 600mm , 1200mm x 600mm , 600mm x 600mm

Medium:  Acrylic on Canvas



As I reflect on the process of mourning, I am for a moment, stepping aside from the deconstructionist philosophy of Jacque Derrida and Post Modernism and  looking purely at the emotional and expressive reality of the event.

While viewing various works by other artists, I was deeply moved by the sorrow expressed in this painting.




 The following description is taken from the Imperial War Museum, London, where the painting is on display:

“Sir George Clausen was an established Royal Academician when he painted Youth Mourning in 1916 at the age of 64.  It represents his personal reaction to the loss of a generation of young British soldiers during the conflict, and particularly to the death of his daughter Katharine’s fiance.

Youth, represented as a vulnerable young woman, mourns the death of her love, and by extension, the deaths of all young soldiers.  In the distance are the flooded battlefield craters.  This allegorical work combines traditional classicism and Christian symbolism with the stark landscape of the Western Front.”





(Im)possible no.1 – Gift

October 24, 2008





Acrylic on canvas: 1000mm X 500mm



Acrylic on canvas: 1000mm X 700mm


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Three paintings:  Acrylic on canvas  400mm X 800mm


    Parallax I



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