Art tagged with 'asylum'
Scenes from the Asylum Wall

Scenes from the Asylum Wall

Abandoned Doll

Abandoned Doll

A small observational painting depicting a headless doll found at Brockhall Village. The doll has the number “239” written on its chest in biro, badly stained, and crudely made out of canvas. It was found in between a broken floorboard space of the derelict hospital together with plastic beads, combs and other small christmas cracker...
Patient

Patient

Patient was made during an artists residency between 1995 and 1997 at Brockhall Village, Lancashire. Brockhall Village was being developed from a derelict mental asylum into a luxury secure housing estate by the property tycoon Gerald Hitman. Brockhall Village was built in 1904 as an Inebriate Women’s Reforatory, and closed down in 1992 as part...
Mince Her

Mince Her

This painting represents a heavily pregnant woman, a handle that also looks like a transparent tube is attached to her belly. A fine painted line of clotted blood joins flesh and tube. The woman's torso has become amalgamated with a hand held kitchen meat mincing machine.