Blue Desert (2015)

The night desert, with camels. These were imported to Australia in the 19th century for transport and heavy work in the outback. Feral camels now present as an ecological disaster and a moral problem in rectifying this disaster. (See BBC News, 2013)  There are some painful parallels in the current treatment of wild camels and the historic treatment of the indigenous human inhabitants of these areas.

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John Webb: Blue Desert (2015) Left panel

John Webb: Blue Desert (2015) Centre panel

John Webb: Blue Desert (2015) Right panel

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Related works (desert and camels) are:
Journey to the Interior (2013) large work  Saltpan (2015) triptych
What is This Thing Called Love (2013) large work
Crossing the Saltpan (2015) large work  


All works in the Triptych series are gouache / mixed media. Each triptych is a unique work

The dimensions of each image in this triptych are 12cm x 16cm (unframed) and  23cm x 28cm (framed)Although they are shown below closely juxtaposed, each is in a separate frame and so they may be hung with space between the images.

The triptychs may be purchased online for $AU 1,000. The purchase price includes all three images in the triptych and the frames (if requested). 
John Webb: Blue Desert (2015) framed triptych