Permanent Title, 1993 
       
     
 For this installation, the artist took rubbings onto muslin from structures—parks, buildings, sidewalks—on the sites of more than a dozen former burial grounds in Manhattan lost to development. The waxed muslin sacks refer to colonial-era cerecloth from which burial shrouds were made.
       
     
Permanent Title, 1993 
       
     
Permanent Title, 1993 

Wax, muslin, charcoal
Overall size: 144 × 144 × 9 inches

 For this installation, the artist took rubbings onto muslin from structures—parks, buildings, sidewalks—on the sites of more than a dozen former burial grounds in Manhattan lost to development. The waxed muslin sacks refer to colonial-era cerecloth from which burial shrouds were made.
       
     

For this installation, the artist took rubbings onto muslin from structures—parks, buildings, sidewalks—on the sites of more than a dozen former burial grounds in Manhattan lost to development. The waxed muslin sacks refer to colonial-era cerecloth from which burial shrouds were made.