2 %22Rocky%22 – the journey begins, 1986

The second in a series of paintings (1986) where the trail opened inward, rather than upon outward portraits of life. In the centre are pilgrim and cloven footed gate keeper. To the right is a train with all my current acquaintances and friends as passengers. On the rocky cliff is a mythic Greek bull, myself naked, and a mother trying to protect her baby from the sea. The man creeping along the cliff is a conductor. The ship out to sea is the vessel. It was a mixture of dream images in the pot.

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