Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Last Ride

The Last Ride.

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The Last Ride

A slice of Ethiopian History. The last ruler of the 3,000 year monarch, Emperor Haile Selassie was ousted in 1974 and taken from his palace in a blue beetle car. Addis Abeba is a city where Volkswagen Beetles are ubiquitous. They have made it into the repertoire of car games our children play – Punch Buggy.

The Last Ride, 2012, acrylic and cotton on canvas, 60cm x 60cm

The Last Ride, 2012, acrylic and cotton on canvas, 60cm x 60cm