Over the lines: hand coloured
The railway overbridge shown here in a fictitious setting, was the elegant standard solution built in many variations throughout the state in the early 20th century.
We now live in a time when larger footbridges are built and the word 'icon' is a licence for wasteful show-off construction hiding behind the word 'art.'
We are, in fact, surrounded by 'true icons', often defaced, from a rich and rigorous building tradition. We do not seem able to see them for what they are, let alone approach their quality in new work.
hand coloured 500x298mm edition of 40 $490