2000 Gully Utopia Art Sydney

"Gully" 2000 archival oil on polyester canvas 122 x 552 cm.
“Gully” 2000 archival oil on polyester canvas 122 x 552 cm.

It is quite a long time since anyone tried to paint this sort of landscape in a serious way.” [It is country that] “my ancestors actually created; by clearing, over-grazing and by the exclusion of Aborigines and their firesticks, in the hope of scratching a living from marginal land, good only for rough grazing.     John R Walker

John R. Walker’s perceptive paintings tell the story of the Australian landscape.  Sebastian Smee. SMH 26.5.2000