Doctorbird-FlightToHopeHorizon_oil-canvas_50x48-1992-s

Doctorbird Flight to Hope Horizon. Oil on canvas, 50″x48″, 1992. Private collection. Another example of Schliefer’s use of Jamaica’s national bird to depict the state of the nation. Despite the reference to hope in the title, the feeling conveyed is one of desperate struggle.

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