exquisitely numb . I (black)   Patricia K. Hecht | 2017 | digital collage and drawing on matte paper | variable sizes |

exquisitely numb . I (black)

Patricia K. Hecht | 2017 | digital collage and drawing on matte paper | variable sizes |

exquisitely numb

exquisitely numb is rooted in appropriated images of medical tools used in mental institutions primarily during the 20th century, though some are still in use today.

altering the appearance of the tools and combining them with specific flora has a sugar coating effect.