"Emporia is an image of my grandmother at her viewing. The work’s textures and aged-yellow color evokes parallels with the Shroud of Turin. In a sense, the shroud constitutes a death portrait, though one that ‘develops’ in a dark room (the tomb) without any witnesses to see it."

Artist: Antonio McAfee


Acrylic medium and pigment print

101 1⁄2 in x 15 1⁄2 in