Skulls, 1991

12 gelatin silver prints; 8 at 20” x 24” & 4 at 16” x 20”; edition of 8

While working on the Dispossession series, I rejected a number of skull images that were strong but didn’t work within the whole. Some I had photographed without the black base; some felt too human in their expressiveness; and others were gestural in ways that did not combine well with the death mask. Of these, I printed the strongest in a separate series titled Skulls.