Dario Robleto, A Ghost Nurse Still Needs To Care (detail), 2004
Vintage military hospital invalid feeders cast and carved from bone dust from every bone in the body, homebrewed honey infused with (water, home-cultured antibiotics, iron peptonate, coco quinine, white oak bark, white pine tar, white pine bark, white chestnut, blood root, sweet balsam, meadowsweet, honeysuckle, Blessed Thistle, peppermint oil, rose oil, butterfly weed, butterfly nectar, royal jelly, spirulina, senna leaf, bitter sweet, colostrum, iodine, castor oil, melted vinyl records of Brenda Lee's "Break It To Me Gently" and Roy Orbison's "Only The Lonely"), water extendable resin, rust, white oak, glass, typeset
44 x 27 x 5 inches


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