"Untitled," detail (2008)

"Untitled," detail, 2008
Wood, metal, and concrete in two parts, 30 x 105 3/4 x 68 inches and 30 3/4 x 97 1/4 x 47 5/8 inches
Photo by Jason Mandella
© Doris Salcedo
Courtesy the Alexander and Bonin, New York

"I guess it is essential to know that the artist is not making up things. As an artist I have a responsibility. I have to look at historical events and work with whatever material is given to me. I don’t work based on imagination or fiction."

-Doris Salcedo