The absence of insects in this painting is a shocking indictment of the modern world, where, due to habitat loss, pesticide use, industrialisation and even persecution, invertebrate populations continue to decline at an alarming and potentially unstoppable rate.
Butterfly Catchers 1999
Colour photograph on paper on aluminium
image: 1220 x 1600 mm
frame: 1265 x 1645 x 40 mm
Purchased 2001 Hannah Starkey, courtesy Maureen Paley / Interim Art, London
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