IN YOUR HANDS

This oil painting series draws on Baudelaire's poem "The Condemned women" from Baudelaire's Flowers of Evil: 

 

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And others again, whose necks in scapulars delight,

Who hide a whip beneath their garments secretly,

Commingling, in the sombre wood and lonesome night,

The foam of torments and of tears with ecstasy.

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