Manchester Art Gallery

Widow

Object description

Slightly larger than life-sized female-shaped figurative sculpture made from black nappa leather embellished with over 100,000 long silver adamantine pins. Entitiled 'Widow', the figure is the fourth in a series of figurative pieces by the Manchester born artist,Susie MacMurray, and is a striking representation of her grief on her widowhood. Widow was shown at the Royal Academy from October 2010 to January 2011.