Landscape with Fire and Comet, painting by Peter Booth
Landscape with Fire and Comet, painting by Peter Booth.
1992, oil on linen, 152 x 274cm. Gippsland Art Gallery Collection.
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Peter Booth's Landscape with Fire and Comet is a powerfully psychological work. It depicts an apocolyptic landscape in which human civilisation has become a smoking ruin. Booth presents a strongly moral message where the actions of humankind lead to its own deminse.