Nuclear Dawn, 1979 – 1981.

Address: Carlton Mansions, Somersleyton & Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9.Housing association building for young people.

Size: 50′ x 30′

Medium: Oil based paints. Painted from a ‘cradle’.

Commissioned by: Initiated by Dale McCrae, leasee of the property.

Painted by: Brian Barnes, Dale McCrae and housing association volunteers at the time of  the Cold War stalemate – Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD).


Watercolour design of Nuclear Dawn mural 1979.