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Oil on Canvas. 99 x 124 cm, In 'The Irish Coast' Stephen McKenna
combines classical and academic approaches to painting with the great
17th century Dutch tradition of marine painting, to comment on a very
contemporary, yet universal subject. Painted in 1981 during the height
of the 'Troubles' in Northern Ireland, this painting brings together
two different layers of conflict – the epic battle between the forces
of nature, land, sea and sky - and a physical struggle between two men
on the jetty. In the immediate foreground a bird appears oblivious to