Neil Armstrong is an allegorical miniature proposing commonality between scientific and creative exploration. It forms part of a series of miniatures that present classical heroic archetypes. For Burdock, astronauts and artists find themselves in comparably insupportable positions. While they inevitably want to communicate the results of their unique activities, they do so in a way that is out of touch with society, mired in intellectualism.
Oil paint on board
School of Arts
Published by Oxford Brookes University