Her shining eyes, her flowing hair…
Weave a circle around her thrice,
And close your eyes in holy dread,
For she on honeydew has been fed,
And drunk the milk of paradise.
—adaptation of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem Kubla Khan, lines 48-54
Beauty is a collection of 22 black & white encaustic photographs, painted with melted beeswax and oil pigments.