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Once upon a sex life


When I was a child in my first year at school we lived in a rural area, surrounded by fields and tamed bush. Our only close neighbour lived across the road in a cottage similar to ours, rented, run down, apart from the surrounding community. 1,222 more words


An autobiographical note...

It is true enough that each of us sees the world from our own particular viewpoints. None the less, our opinions and beliefs usually are a reflection and slight modification of commonly held cultural beliefs Whether these belong to minority or majority groupings of public opinion arises from our response to the world on the basis of upbringing, experience, and so on. 972 more words


Who is looking?

Artists who create nudes with naked children in them almost always encounter difficulties with the authorities and conservative public. These artists often are accused of creating “child pornography” and of being “paedophiles”. 3,057 more words


Ghosts in a ghost's place

A lot of my recent thinking about the nude has revolved around naked children in art photography, at least partially because these are the most contentious nudes produced in the contemporary world. 2,258 more words


Naked Children and Art: Part 2

visual pleasure and paedophilia

There is, perhaps, nothing more exciting and frustrating than changing your mind about something when you are in the middle of writing about it. 2,497 more words


Naked Children and Art: Part 1

Innocent children: Difficult images

What I have said about the body and nakedness does not mean or entail that we cannot or should not critically discuss and evaluate the body in art; nor do my views on the irrelevance of culture for the nude entail that we should not or cannot interpret and evaluate works representing the naked human body. 4,372 more words