Through the Acceptance of Reflected Self . In a culture idealizing the skeletal figure, the rib cage appears to be alive with glamour. Decorated with seductive black lace and draped in iridescent red, the column of vertebra is impaled in the fleshed, moist, female figure reclining in a vulnerable position. Reflected in the mirror behind the skeletal figure there are finger marks attempting to grasp reality. Only as a reflection do we see ourselves. This is not a reality but a perception, subjective and learned.