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Art > MURANO BLOWN GLASS LETTERS 2003-2009


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13 Tombeau. Self-portrait (after Cardinal Barberini's Epitaph, Rome, 1646), 2005
"Tombeau. Autoportrait (d'après l'épitaphe du cardinal Barberini, Rome, 1646)"

Series of 18 self-portraits with 18 Murano glass letters blown at the size of the artist's face
composing the epitaph in Latin:
PULVIS, CINIS ET NIHIL
["Dust, Ashes and Nothing"]
Life-size C-prints mounted on aluminium and acryl, 28 x 28 cm each
Barberini's Grave: Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione della Beata Vergine Maria
(Convento dei Frari Minori Cappuccini), Via Vittorio Veneto, 27 - 00187 Roma