The Planter

This is an enjoyable study of the rhythm of planting tobacco in Zimbabwe. Being initially drawn to the blue overall clothing against the rich red and orange soils it became fascinating to watch the repetitive nature of his task. It seemed refreshingly simple yet selfishly judgmental of another. Painting repetitive tasks or objects in repetitive motion has become a routine of therapy. Repetitive brushstrokes, thinking upon thinking. No seeds of thought, just trying to find the simplest possible form.

Original Oil on Canvas Available
90cm x 60cm
Unavailable in print

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