Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Painting | 0 comments

MODERN RELIQUARY WALL SCULPTURES.  These devotional objects show reverence not to saints, but to modern martyrs and their survivors.  In this case, each of the 38 Special shell casings (from the guns historically associated with urban police forces) represent a questionable and/or highly contested shooting of an unarmed civilian within the U.S. They are purposely located in the heart of African-American female portrayed.

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