"The Golden Death" from "The Last Days of Pompeii" (2001)

"The Golden Death" from "The Last Days of Pompeii," 2001
Chromogenic print, 58 5/8 x 46 5/8 inches
Courtesy Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York

"We finished this piece two-and-half weeks before 9/11...So the relationships between America as this great colonial power and Rome- one of the early, great colonial powers- were extremely clear to me."

- Eleanor Antin