Catholicism is used as the starting point. Through idea and icon, The Church formed my earliest understanding of both sex and art.
These paintings were created as a result of three assumptions, three questions and a belief in balance.
1.) Sex is central to humankind.
2.) There are two human natures: female and male.
3.) There exists a cultural obsession with youth.
1.) What aspects of Catholicism make it effective at enforcing doctrinal observance?
2.) What happens when an idea contradicts human nature?
3.) What are the lingering effects of a belief once held but now rejected?