This is a large original in mixed media 100cm square that it has taken me some time to release from my private collection of five paintings under the series title of Urban Angels . It came about when I had been working on a set design for Animal Farm and the Director wished to make reference to the events of 911 within the play. During my research I stumbled across the images of James Natchwey a Time magazine photo journalist whose images were so haunting they have never left me and were the inspiration for these paintings.
Clouds across the bay symbolises my disbelief and shock. It is Manhattan island as the dust settles...