Belladonna – 2005

$ 125.00

c. 2005
edition of 25
2.75 x 2.75 x .5

Description

Three accordian books detail various aspects of the Belladonna (Deadly Nightshade). This plant, although toxic, has been used by women medicinally and as an aid to beauty.

Created as part of a series using cosmetic tools and containers as structure, this piece contributes to an ongoing commentary on the harms of the cosmetic industry. Three accordion books detail various aspects of the Belladonna (Deadly Nightshade). This plant, although toxic, has been used medicinally and as an aid to beauty as its ingestion enlarges the pupils of the eye (a look that indicates sexual arousal and is known as ‘bedroom eyes’)bridge

Cosmetics case, laser print on paper, polymer clay with laser print transfer, metal foil