IS THE ANSWER?
painting represents the majority of us
who are either a pupil or an employee,
chained to a desk and regarded as insignificant
by those in authority.
The figure puts his hand up eagerly in
the hope that he will be noticed. He
is blind, dumb, deaf and
eyes, The clock, seen through the window
also has a blank face.
He wears a dunces hat and a clown's ruff,
he represents the millions of nobodies
in society. He won't
get the opportunity to
either ask or answer the question.
are a number of repeated shapes in this painting,
especially cones and spheres.
original painting has been sold
but good quality prints are available.