Distrust of the State

Distrust of the State

Meaningful little painting Michael.

They say every picture tells a story and this one certainly does. Beautifully executed too.

Wonderfully painted, Michael.

Really great painting with a story Michael.

Excellent Michael!

Thanks Margaret and Fiona.

Excellent painting and title

Thanks Richard and Gudrun.

Wonderful portrait and figure, Michael.

A really expressive figure and one can see the despondency in his features and body frame, nice loose style painted in watercolour! Well done Michael!

Thanks for kind comments Angela.

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Watercolour. A Durham miner who lost his livelihood and culture overnight.

About the Artist
Michael Mcmanus

I was born in 1946. In the 1960s and part of the 70s I was an airman in the Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm. I joined Durham Constabulary in 1971. In 1999 I retired from policing and began teaching sociology and criminology at Durham University with emphasis on policing and researching crime. I've just…

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