‘Labour of love’: Australian artist shares story behind viral Golden Temple painting

“It’s probably the most detailed painting I’ve ever done in my 20-year art career,” says the artist, who is a former professional Australian rules footballer.The painstakingly detailed artwork depicts a scene in which many prominent Sikh figures from across history are gathered at the centuries-old Golden Temple, a gurdwara in Punjab, India, considered one of the faith’s holiest sites.Images of the commissioned work went viral recently – accruing more than 4,000 shares and 2,000 comments on the artist’s professional Facebook page.

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