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“The phoenix is rising . . . flesh risen, warm blood, our bodies and the bird suspended.” Adria Klinger’s poem Transformation accompanies sensual watercolor paintings by Alicia Bailey. The words and imagery are both evocative and explicit. Color copied from original paintings by Alicia Bailey on Mohawk Superfine text. Housed in a hand carved and … [View Details]
“. . . in the tenderness of love, the Clouds and the Rain complete us . . .” Based on the traditional instructional pillow books given couples on their wedding night, this two-sided accordion contains 6 sexually explicit watercolors paired with 6 physical and spiritual descriptions of the ‘embraces of love’ taken from ancient Asian texts.
“flying over the moon . . . body melts and yawns . . . flesh to flesh . . . heart to heart . . .” Jacob’s Ladder structure uses evocative language and erotic imagery to refer to passionate moments of intimacy. Color laser printed on Mohawk Superfine text laminated to museum board and hinged with burgundy and … [View Details]
The concept of vices that are fundamental to all sins has existed throughout the history of Christian theology. Pope Gregory the Great (c. 600 AD) was the first to formulate the seven deadly sins more or less as we know them today. This book combines a contemporary poem of the same title by Jane Q. Spears … [View Details]
“Praise be given to Allah who has placed man’s greatest pleasure in the natural parts of woman and had destined the natural parts of man to afford the greatest enjoyment to woman.” Drawing from the 16th-century Arab love manual The Perfumed Garden by Sheikh Nefzawi, “likely the most famous of the Arab love manuals. This … [View Details]
Alicia Bailey – Box of Eros – $380
A collection of 24 erotic haiku (the original texts commissioned by Ravenpress for this project) housed in a lidded box. When the lid is removed the box opens flat, a stiff-leaf bound book affixed to each wall of the box. The books are inkjet printed on Moab rag paper using HP archival inks. Artwork by … [View Details]