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Port in a Storm - Barry Clarke 14 March - 4 April 2020


Port In A Storm
Barry Clarke
14 March - 4 April 2020

Although no longer at sea, I carry it with me to the shed in the garden where I make and paint my boats.  I have some Alfred Wallis postcards on the wall, a lighthouse from Sete and bits of driftwood and pebbles from Kakanui where we have a bach.
I was a seaman in the British Merchant Navy as a boy from '63 - '72 and was determined to paint when I came ashore in 1972.  I have painted ever since and the last 12 years I have been painting ships on tin.  - Barry Clarke

Image: Barry Clarke, Rangatiki, L725 x H195mm.