The Black Dahlia
The Black Dahlia

Two photos of Elisabeth Short aka The Black Dahlia framed in solid wood. An electric motor slowly spins 2 metal rods with knives attached back and forth across the photos.
Elisabeth Short was found on a piece of wasteland in Los Angeles in 1947, drained of all her blood and roughly cut in half. Her killer remains at large.

Wood, electric motor, metal, photos, knives, black nightgown., 175cm x 120cm x 10cm.
Property of the artist.

Shown at:
  • Belgium's Most Bizarre Artist in Ruimte Morguen, Antwerpen, Belgium, 1989.
  • The Moss Gathering Tumbleweed Experience in NICC, Antwerpen, Belgium, 2007.
  • Crime in Art in Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Kraków, Poland, 2014.
  • Quatre Pièces-Morts in OFFicielle @ Docks - Cité de la Mode et du Design, Paris, France, 2014.
  • Het Gouden Paviljoen in De Warande, Turnhout, Belgium, 2018.
  • Fantastic Voyage through the Body of an Artist in Kiosk, Gent, Belgium, 2024.
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