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71 x 61 cm / 28" x 24"
Oil on board
Collection, The Artist
The 700 million year old Mount Connor, in central Australia, provides a dramatic backdrop to this arresting scene, which features Bel Ami's Kris Evans and Dolph Lambert. Watson's series titled - Cycles&Sequences, explores the cycles of life, notions of time, enduringness, change and transition in today's disposable society.
Butterflies enjoy the briefest of life spans, in contrast to an ancient Roman bust, which miraculously has survived for 2,000 years.
A majestic and finely detailed painting, it ultimately invites us to contemplate our own existence - in place, time, and mortality.