Alicia Bailey – Sinking to Heaven


© 2001
edition of 25

1.5 x 3 x 2 (box)

flying over the moon . .  . body melts and yawns . . . flesh to flesh . . . heart to heart . . .


Two sided, six paneled Jacob’s Ladder uses evocative language  and richly erotic imagery to refer to passions that remain indescribable. Color copies on Mohawk Superfine text laminated to museum board with burgundy and orange ribbons. Housed in a wooden box with decorative brass onlays. Second in the miniature pillow book series.

About the artist:

Alicia Bailey is a studio artist working across multiple disciplines. She has focused on book arts and assemblage since the mid-nineties, producing artists’ books, sculptural books and limited edition books. Alicia’s work embraces a wide variety of methods and materials. It has been featured in dozens of solo and group exhibits throughout the world and is held in numerous public, private and special collections. An archive of her work in the book arts is under development at Penrose Special Collections, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado.


Alicia Bailey – Sinking to Heaven