Rati Picture

Enamel and Acrylic on primed bed linen; 75" x 96", 2004

'Rati is the Balinese version of a Hindu fertility goddess; a surreal mix of the maternal and the sexual. She is a manifestation of female energy in all its forms and reflects the more realistic and imaginative Indian approach to myth and religion, which allows and acknowledges considerably more variation than the sole role permitted a female deity within Christianity and the other Semitic monotheisms.'
-from 'Mythology: A Visual Encyclopedia'
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