‘The Cyclist’ (2014) oil on linen, 71 x 107 cm  2014

by john albert walker

A self-portrait as a cyclist in the suburbs of Grimsby, late 1950s or early 1960s. What appealed to me about the setting - Yarborough Road - was its very ordinariness and banality. (The setting was derived from a black and white documentary photograph by John Terry.) Life in the lower middle class suburbs may have been dull but the housing was comfortable and there were lo...
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