Lost, 2018 by Jay Hynes

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Artist's statement

Maria is a proud Italian woman. When her husband passed away, she began dressing in traditional mourning black to honour his memory and symbolise her grief.
She still wears it today. Wearing black in mourning is a fading tradition for Italian widows, but it’s a powerful symbol of the dark, empty feelings of loss.