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Weather Cycle - The Unbearable Promise of a Rain Cloud

85cm (W) x 85cm (H) x 15cm (D)
porcelain, cobalt oxide

Robyn Phelan

Romantic landscape painters depicted turbulent skies, full of cloud as portents of doom.

I obsessively watch the sky and record its prospect. I see clouds as atmospheric beings whose presence promise rain.

Cruelly, rainfall in a time of climate change is catastrophically either abundant or meager.