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Douglas Farthing

Painting is an expression of space time experience and the feeling. Layered with narrative worked and reworked finished when the means employed have disappeared in the end attained.

I enjoy the rhythm of the picture, balance of plan patterns or design. The subject not so important only expressed.

The three smaller paintings Tea with friends and evening prayer depict my time working on the North West Frontier in Pakistan. The builders in the Painting eating lunch, taking time and sharing food and tea with each other and the call of evening prayer.…

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