UNFURLING OUR HISTORY ... OUR FUTURE

May Day

Paintings © Ken Currie, Reproduced courtesy of The People's Palace, Glasgow

The final part of the last panel shows a May Day celebration of the future in which the banners, still central to the event, declare "Victory is Certain" and "We will Win".

What do the globe, the clasped hands and the dove represent?

How are the new technology industries, which are now with us, represented?

What impression of the future, as seen from the vantage point of 1987, does the artist create?

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