FLYPAST, egg tempera, 57.5 x 60.5 cms  

© Fergus A Ryan, 2023

As this painting was being completed a 'green comet' was making its first flypast of earth for 50,000 years. Dramatic light highlights the connection between a mountain rock and its space relative, the passing comet. Had this rock seen the comet's previous visit? While the space rock travels at great speed it appears still; a mountain wheatear flies past the rock and its movement is indicated by a split-second difference in its shadow.


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