In My Own Image      (2008)

Appropriated postcards


The postcard is of the 1927 Herbert Beecroft painting of Jesus. It is one of the most widely used modern representations of Christ and shows a blond-haired, blue-eyed Jesus. Z+Z have stamped, signed and editioned the postcards, renamed “In My Own Image”. Installed alongside St Augustine “Confessions” in Latin, dated 1878, pecked and modified by birds.