Halloween – Sam Slater and Andy Lavender, 2009 by Raoul Slater

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Artist's statement

Even though his five-year-old form is mostly obscured, I can tell from the confident gun-fighting stare that it is my boy Sam under that blood-stained sheet. My favourite portraits, whether of people or wildlife, conceal more than they reveal.