Fire From Within-Desperadoes"
Description‘Fire from Within’ is one of my tributes to the “ Trinity of Pan”: ‘Desperados’, ‘Renegades’ and ‘All Stars’, the major steel bands from ‘behind the bridge “ in East Port of Spain, Trinidad. I painted this while listening to ‘Desper's’ Panorama rendition of Lord Kitchener's “Pan in A Minor”.
Despers‘ music is fiery, sweet, and passionate. Though punctuated by turbulent passages of violent expression, it always returns to a harmonious and joyous whole.
This is an iconic painting, with many layers of meaning that are open to personal interpretations.
“Fire from Within’ ‘, was exhibited in my solo shows at the 'Aquarela Gallery', the '1234 Gallery' in Trinidad, and at the' Art Foundry' in Barbados, as well as in '10 Significant Painters' at The Art Foundry West.
It is featured in “What kind of Mirror Image- a History of Art in Barbados” and appears on the cover of “From Nation to Diaspora” by C.Forbes. UWI, Jamaica.
Private Collection, Barbados.