27 1/4 x 23"
These five portraits of Rickels were originally made as book covers for Nazi Psych- analysis his three-volume scholarly publication. In the end, however, the portraits were reproduced as black-and-white images in the books. The title and doll figures in this portrait refer to an essay Rickels wrote called “Tot’s Tomb.” Of Nancy Barton, Rickels has said: “Barton’s ongoing work of mourning (or unmourning) inspired me to write about and with her. But what underwrites our collaboration of writing and light-writing is the hold the missing have on us and through us.”
United States, b. 1957
Gift of Laurence A. Rickels
BARTON, Nancy and United States, b. 1957, “BARTON, Nancy,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed March 23, 2023, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/4061.