oil and mother-of-pearl on panel, 13" x 18" x 0.75"
Pollination is the sweetest and potentially one of the most dangerous acts that we ever engage in. Erotic imagery can reveal the tenderness, aggression, and vulnerability that intermingle at these moments. The teeth are inlaid mother of pearl. I wanted to heighten their jewel-like quality... and the use of teeth as both ornament and weapon.