Helen Chadwick, ‘Ruin’, 1986, Richard Saltoun

A self-portrait and memento mori. The background image is a video of Carcass (1986), a tower of glass lled with compost, detritus of vegetable and animal matter that the artist collected over several months from her neighbours on Beck Road, London East End.

En eshings. Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, London, 1989. illus. p 64

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