Salomé's dance

Copyright © David G. Wilson

Wood cutout, wire, frying pan", 2004; Collection of the artist.


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She danced with utmost grace, her beguiling nature unbeknown to her host. She cracked her whip and Herod did not realize yet that he had been whipped. She made her demand after she had performed her dance and her host was bound to his word, for he had promissed her whatever she wished. Look closely and you shall see what her demand was. It lies still and incorporates her very being and the exhibit of the gruesome demand is evident on the platter.

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