The Morbid Anatomy Anthology by Joanna Ebenstein & Colin Dickey (Morbid Anatomy Press) $30.00 - 28 lavishly illustrated essays about the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine as well as death and the macabre. Topics include the catacombs of Palermo, books bound in human skin, …
by Saint Lydia
30p, color, 5.5"x7.5"
I remember finding the flower wreath trash heap in a local cemetery when I was a teenager - a huge floral pile of sun bleached plastics and time fried carnations topped with roses just past their prime. The effect of the environment was a little overwhelming, a sort of sensual panic of emotional compost. On Flora brings up similar things with the efficiency of perfume. Richly arranged bouquet buffet - On Flora has an eye for color and pastiche, attractive wither and craft store camp. Printed so nicely, I could cry. -EF