A brunette and blond rahlé (or book-stand used for holy books) offers another take on the seduction of texts and exegesis.
Work Cycle | Mirrors for Princes Mirrors for Princes refers to a medieval and renaissance genre of advice literature in both Islamic and Christian cultures that counselled rulers on matters of statecraft, the body politic, and good governance. Mirrors for princes (specula principum or Fürstenspiegel) represented an early form of secular scholarship that raised the level of statecraft to that of religious jurisprudence or theology. For the artists, aside from producing and foreshadowing a ‘care of the self’ that was instrumental in western modernity, mirrors for princes is a form in which critique is presented as a form of gift- giving or hospitality.
S&T_Made in Dschermany_Albertinum, Albertinum, Dresden, 417 Mouth to Mouth, 345 S&T_Régions d'être, Villa Arson, Nice, 537 Dschinn and Dschuice, 268