Mark Cross
Mark Cross - Contemporary Realist Artwork

RAINBOW (TAGALOA AND TANGAROA)

 
RAINBOW (TAGALOA AND TANGAROA) – 1989 –  Oil on Board - 120 x 70 cm

RAINBOW (TAGALOA AND TANGAROA) – 1989 – Oil on Board - 120 x 70 cm

Private Collection, New Zealand

One of my first multi-figure works this is a rather poetic diversion comparing the rainbow with the multi-coloured umbrellas whilst the gaily coloured fabric floats across the sky in contrast to the grey weather conditions. The painting’s original title (in parenthesis) reflects some kind of confusion in hindsight.