In human consciousness eroticism is that within man which calls his being into question. The models, especially Belinda Haag, who posed for me in the early stages of the research. It is impossible to name everyone but to all who assisted me I give my appreciation and thanks. The room is dimly lit to preserve the fragile drawing, with a small bench opposite the picture between the two entrances for spectators to sit and contemplate the image. Artist and model Fig. In an attempt to keep the questions simple, I had asked whether each picture had any meaning and if so, what single words might describe them. The work would be exhibited to a broad sector of the public, including at least some people unaccustomed to visiting galleries; and an effective method of gaining feedback would be organised to suit the circumstances.
That arrested impulse is the stunted libido, partially repressed, partially expressed, in the tug-of-war between ego and id.
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My suggestion is that, in the somewhat one-sided relationship between artist and model - where it is only the artist who makes a drawing - otherness, which is usually seen as absolutely beyond reach and totally erotic, can here be recognised as something to be respected in its complete strangeness. It is a question of the manner of presentation - like a performance of a play. Hope II by Gustav Klimt. But a perception of Realism will depend on how we view the painting; whether we are susceptible to an intrusion upon our constructed interpretation of the image - that is capable of both bridging the gap and holding us at a distance from the picture. It is impossible to name everyone but to all who assisted me I give my appreciation and thanks. Whether or not this purpose is clearly defined, the continuous play is disrupted by the intrusion of added meaning, which cuts into the free flow of interaction bridging the fissure between viewer and picture.