Antique mirror, marble resin
160 x 90 x 30 cm (mock-up mirror with sheet)
117 x 76 cm (mirror)
The gilded frame of I be ... (xiv) appears to be covered with a white sheet, its ostensibly fluid folds bunched up behind one corner. In fact, the veil consists of marble resin, thus permanently veiling the mirrored surface, impeding the spectators’ curiosity and vanity, in a reference traditionally associated with an act of mourning.