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Title

Every man wears a head on his shoulder I

1981


Artist

Ana Maria Pacheco

Brazil, England

1943 -


About

Every man wears a head on his shoulder I & III makes implicit reference to corrupted politics and the incidents that Pacheco herself witnessed and experienced in a militarised Brazil. Though the identity and ethnicity of the figures in these works is indistinct, they bear witness to something violent and disturbing.


Details


Place where the work was made

England


Date

1981


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching


Dimensions

91.5 x 73.5 cm


Credit

Gift of John Clark 2020. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program


Location

Not on display


Accession number

201.2020


Artist information

Ana Maria Pacheco

Works in the collection

10


Place

Where the work was made
England