Related text 2: Visual text- painting 1977 by Peter Booth, Booth paints self-portraits built tromp his deep inner most personal thoughts and feelings. He uses thick brushstrokes and dark desolate colors to provoke negative emotions in his audience. A painting tot isolation, alienation, displacement and estrangement, This painting brings about a sense of not belonging in the audience through the expression on the man’s face, the color scheme and his body language.
His expression emotes sadness through his blank stare. He looks out of place and unhappy about it. The desolate color scheme suggests mayhem and busyness. The colors red, orange and black representative of anger, displacement and isolation and prevalent over the painting. The stance of the man (hands in his pockets) guests he is uncomfortable where he is, creating a feeling of not belonging.