The “Moss Figure” is an image that’s been haunting my mind since I was a child.
The original inspiration was a reproduction of a Cibachrome print by Veruschka Forest-piece at Schnaitsee, Performance I, 1972 which I saw in a newspaper’s Sunday supplement magazine as an 8-year-old boy. The magazine had a short article on Veruschka’s artwork of the early 70s, illustrated with a number of photographs.
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A high-resolution version of this photograph is included in Paul Watson’s 2016 book of artwork Myth and Masks, available exclusively from our online shop.