‘Epic journey, February 1959’ (2013) oil on linen, 76 x 102 cm  2013

by john albert walker

This painting depicts the beginning of an epic journey hitchhiking from Newcastle upon Tyne to London on a cold, winter’s day in February 1959 undertaken by two art students - myself and Edwin Beecroft. Our motive was an urgent desire to see an exhibition of ‘action’ paintings by the American abstract expressionists - Pollock, Kline, Rothko, de Kooning, Gottlieb, Guston, S...
All rights reserved. Exhibited on USEUM with the permission of the rights owner.

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