Images from Strictly Death: Selected Works from the Richard Harris Collection, on display in the Slought Foundation galleries in Philadelphia from January 23 through March 8, 2010. Strictly Death is an exhibition exploring the iconography of death across a range of artistic practices. It features contemporary artists including Jasper Johns, Robert Mapplethorpe, Kiki Smith, Irving Penn, Vik Muniz, Andres Serrano, and Sally Mann, alongside historical works by Durer, Rembrandt, and Goya. The exhibition includes artifacts including miniature bone carvings by Napoleonic prisoners, and baroque bronze skulls.
All images Courtesy of Slought Foundation, the Richard Harris Collection and Balloon Contemporary