Psychological Spaces – Suzanne #writephoto

I saw online that a contemporary Australian painter, Rick Amor had an exhibition at a gallery about an hour’s drive away.   The show finishes this weekend so yesterday I decided to drive over and take a look.   Amor’s paintings often speak of dark psychological spaces.  The landscape painting in the promotion material intrigued me for it looked much like the country around here does right now as the grasses dry off in the late summer sun.

Rick Amor, Pines At Staughton Vale, 2002, oil on canvas, 44 x 66 cm.

Before finding out about the exhibition I’d seen Sue Vincent’s photo-write prompt for this week and was thinking about how landscape can reflect some our deeper moods and experiences.    Going to see Rick Amor’s exhibition felt like a fitting activity to inspire some writing on the subject.

The drive took longer than I expected for I was held up for ages by extensive road works.   There the view from my car window corresponded with the painting I’d seen online.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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