"Untitled" (1998)

"Untitled," 1998
Wood, concrete and metal, 74 x 44 x 21 1/2 inches
Collection of Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Photo by David Heald
© Doris Salcedo
Courtesy the Alexander and Bonin, New York

"I think that would generate the idea of fear and compassion as the human response to a tragic event. In Unland, this takes place because it is the reality of the piece. It’s fragility, vulnerability—not beauty. It is not beauty that interests me now. I believe that in fragility there is beauty."

-Doris Salcedo