Artwork, by Peter Campbell – review

By Gregory O'Brien In Art, Books

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31st January, 2013
Maybe the fact typographer-artist Peter Campbell was born in a taxi in Wellington’s Mt Victoria Tunnel made him a little uncertain about car travel later in life. His most natural mode of travel was by foot, and his watercolour paintings were resolutely the work of a non-driver, an unhurried but purposeful pedestrian. In recent decades, Campbell’s weekday routine took him by train from the London suburb of Southfields to his studio near King’s Cross Station. It was the few kilometres on foot, however, that settled ...

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