Betty Goodwin (Profile)
This article was originally published in Maclean’s magazine on November 30, 1998. Partner content is not updated.Betty Goodwin draws on the skin of things. She makes art with flattened shrouds of disembodied clothes, old vests pressed into paper like dried flowers. She stitches scars onto a black tarpaulin that hangs folded, with ropes dangling, like a stage curtain.