I can’t help having a few further thoughts about the label & word: macabre. It is a fine word, but … making artwork that displays the sad and weary does not equal macabre!
I incorporate real life, and sometimes my work shoes anger, sadness, even despair. But also hope, beauty and joy.
Of course if documenting and displaying the existence of death in life is macabre, well so be it.
Here is the article that provoked these thoughts: