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Meticulously executed with the precision and tone of an engraving, this black and white line drawing shows a hideous and malignant tree of flesh - the branches sagging beneath a crop of gaunt and flaccid breasts. The cavernous and spreading bole of the tree gapes and yawns with openings, and the lump-ridden bark of thick skin is warty with lidless eyes and truncated, phallic stumps. The artwork has a certain nightmare beauty, and a simultaneous and morbid sense of irreversible decay and infectious, saprophytic growth.
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