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The revelation of St John, a fierce looking figure with decorative wings emerging (upside down) from a decorative sheild brandishing a sword with an extract from the Apocalypse: "The kings of the earth who have corrumpus [corrupted] with it, and who lived with her in delight, crying on her, and bewailed seeing smoke from the blaze" ; an advertisement for an exhibition of images about the fight against AIDS by Artis. Colour lithograph by Peret, 1993.

Lettering: Et flebunt et plangent se super illam reges terrae qui cum illa fornicati sunt et in deliciis vixerunt cum viderint fumum incendii. Les rois de la terre qui se sont corrumpus avec elle, et qui ont vécu avec elle dans les délices, pleureront sur elle, et se frapperont la poitrine en voyant la fumée de son embrasement. L'Apocalypse ou Révélation de saint Jean apotre. Images pour la lutte …