27 June 2001
Peter Halley (B. 1953)
Ghost Town (description: copper and pink prison, horizontal)
acrylic, day-glo-acrylic and Roll-a-Tex on canvas
74 x 99in. (188 x 251,5cm.)
Painted in 1998.
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Frankfurt, Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, 'Alex Katz, Peter Halley, Jörg Sasse, Dec. 2000 - Jan. 2001.
"A painting cannot be topical or about transitory aspects of the social. It's got to be about the absolute essential." (P. Halley, in: B. Riemschneider and U. Grosenick (eds.), 'Art at the Turn of the Millennium', Cologne 1999, p. 210).
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