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Steve Gough Bush Zero, Darwin River

oil on board

26 x 59.5 cm

Seventy-five years after this Mitsubishi A6M (‘Zero’) cartwheeled through the bush south of Darwin and came to rest, its elegant aluminium body refuses to decompose.

Clouds billow
Heat shimmers
Trees dance in the breeze
Time passes

- Steve Gough, 2016