9 June, 2010
I updated these two for Congregation 2010
| “The Minotaur of Greek mythology was the result of the union of Pasiphae and a bull. He dwelt inside the labyrinth and devoured anyone who entered. Here the minotaur is presented as an Army General – you can draw your own conclusions.
I have painted this diptych in a deliberately cartoonish style to underline the sense of displacement between our perceptions of war delivered via the media, and the horror of reality.”
| “This painting was first produced for MASS in 2008, and shown alongside The General as a response to the senseless, illegal wars being fought in our name.
It’s two years later, we have a hung parliament, we’re still at war – so much for the democratic process.”
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