Chris Bruce

The Adoration

80 x 100 cm


The ‘Adoration’ is a contemporary allegory concerned with forces at play in the socio-politics of the present moment. The figures — either brought to the painting from film and other sources or invented on the surface from random marks — are organised in a familiar, traditional narrative. The ‘Magi’ applaud the miraculous ‘techno-baby’ of an exhausted working mother…”