Kiki Smith - Lilith, In medieval Jewish lore, Lilith was Adam’s first wife. When she demanded to be Adam’s equal, she was evicted from the Garden of Eden. Lilith flew away to the demon world, replaced by the more submissive Eve.
Kiki Smith: This sculpture more than any of her work has stuck with me. I realize it is quite graphic, maybe shocking, but I also think is so beautiful, vulnerable, and captures so much the female experience.