- the sublimely ridiculous such as self-portrait with an ice-cream cone on nose – as he said what else would you do with such an item
- irreverent and often risqué pop art - sometimes mocking the relationship between Australia and New Zealand, the Crown, and making political but very humanist statements, to
- portraits and fine landscapes.
When he signed his biography for me with his highly unusual signature, he added a quip ‘Stop being naughty!’ which completely floored me.
For a review of his biography, The Mind and Times of Reg Mombassa, written by fellow painter, writer and former literary editor of The Australian, Murray Waldren, please go to my website.