Sampler (Perhaps No Life). 2001. Hand embroidery on linen. 37 x 20 in. (94 x 50.8 cm)

Pieter Mortier   Elaine Reichek

THE BEGINNING OF CREATION, illustration for Genesis 1:1–3, 1700

Perhaps no life began on this planet at all, but it drifted here through the depths of space.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers,

J. Finney


— 1955