Your cart
Close Alternative Icon
$5 flat rate shipping, orders over $100 ship FREE $5 flat rate shipping, orders over $100 ship FREE

Lily Raymond

Objects from The Thief's Journal

$ 600.00

oil on panel

10" x 8"

This piece is based on The Thief's Journal, by Jean Genet. Lily might never have made another still life painting after college if it weren’t for Jean Genet’s book, The Thief’s Journal. She learned from Genet that any object can be consecrated: a tube of confiscated Vaseline can become an object worthy of Perpetual Adoration, and a rose—an item already laden with symbolism—can become even more dignified in the hands of a grieving thief.