Sigmar Polke, Untitled (Palermo), 1976, Leon Koenig Inc.
The artist offers a view of what is happening after death, which is exactly the essence of all bizarre and unknown. The two corpses are captured in a rather mundane scene, which perhaps suggests the ordinariness and inevitability of death. The old photograph, creased and stained all over, creates a sense of past and long distance in time, which turns the artist into an observer, a witness.
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