Orquis lugubris. 1997
From the series "Corte de florero" [Flower vase cut]
Gelatin silver print
50.5 x 40.4 cm
Exotic plants that appear to have been taken from nineteenth-century botanical encyclopedias suddenly turn out to be human bones…
(From the leaflet)
© Photo: Juan Manuel Echavarría
Inaugural exhibition at Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, 23 March - 8 September 2013. A representative selection of works by 10 Colombian artists, curated by Hans-Michael Herzog.