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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.
Alicia Bailey – Struck – $15
“Lightning your presece from ground to sky No one knows what becomes of me, when you take me so quickly” Rumi miniature accordion with lucite box Color laser printed on Mohawk Superfine text from painting and photograph by Alicia Bailey, 8 panels bound accordion style. In clear lucite box.
“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]
This triangular accordion book is folded so that it twists when opened, making it easier to read both sides of the book simultaneously than to read one side at a time. Etching from a copper plate on sized Sumi paper with transfer text and unryu covered museum board covers
“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]
Pushing beyond typical erotic content, this box style book explores auto-erotic sensations from a female perspective. The text, laser printed on unryu tissue, is hung from five cowry shells suspended from the top of the box. On the back wall of the box is a color inkjet image, visible only by moving the hanging text.
Alicia Bailey – October – $60
A pairing of Susanna Roxman’s poem October with paintings by Alicia Bailey presents both the bleakness and chill of autumn landscape and the pervasive sense that autumn prophecies a period of decline along with the awareness that this decline into dormancy heralds a period of renewed vigor and growth in the spring. Color laser printed … [View Details]
“let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love” Rumi text meanders through an 8 panel accordian. Each is color copied on Mohawk Superfine Text from one of 3 slightly different originals. Backside is pastepaper. Covers paste paper. Housed in lucite box.