Tag Archives: Art About Grief

“Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning” Reflects on Grief and Loss

Colombian artist Doris Salcedo uses everyday materials to communicate the incommunicable lessons of mourning

Earlier this year, Harvard Art Museum featured an exhibit called “Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning” featuring works by renowned Bogota-based, Colombian artist Doris Salcedo. Salcedo is known for her sculptures and installations that address and respond to the political violence … Continue reading

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Coping with Grief in Vibrant Color

An artist deals with the loss of a child

On April 8, 2014, artist Seth Remsnyder had to say goodbye to his son, Robert Langdon Remsnyder. His child was stillborn. And although he and his wife Janet knew ahead of time that their son had died in the womb, … Continue reading

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