No Human Way to Kill

The original paintings and drawings are held in the permanent collection of The Mead Art Museum, Massachusetts, with a set of 12 etchings at the V&A London

‘No Human Way to Kill’ comprises five oil paintings and twelve drawings, with a book published by the Seabrook Press in collaboration with the Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex and Amnesty International.

The book available to buy here contains accounts from Rev. Cathy Harrington whose daughter was lost to murder, San Quentin death row inmate Anthony Ross, and Texas Prison Warden Jim Willett, who oversaw 89 executions in Huntsville and gives a detailed description of how an execution is carried out.

Download a pdf version of the book here. Read reviews at Design-milk, Umbigo and Dazed and Confused and an essay by Robert Priseman titled Art and Death: From Crucifixion to Lethal Injection.