Artist's description:

This is an original aquatint and etching showing a teenage boy, holding his bike up on end as he stares down a back lane. The title is a phrase that means change is inevitable and nothing goes on forever. The artwork is a visual metaphor for this. The scene is based on a photograph I took around the back of an old flat I lived at in the city of Sunderland in Northern England. The council wheelie bins have been put out and fade into the distance. Telegraph lines spread out like a spider's web, down onto the scene, from the left hand side.
Parts of the etching plate have been left in the acid bath for a long time, creating a rich, velvety aquatint.

This is an original etching and aquatint print pulled from a zinc plate and printed on top quality somerset printmaking paper. Only a very small number made.

Your print will come wrapped in protective tissue paper to reach you in the best condition.

If you have any questions relating to the work before purchase please don't hesitate to ask me.

Materials used:

zinc plate, intaglio printing ink, paper

'It's a long lane that has no turning' (2009)


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This artwork is sold by Mark Murphy from United Kingdom

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Mark Murphy

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