, The Cloisters/Birth of Venus, 2002 - 05, oil on canvas in gold leaf frame, 90 x 94 in. Courtesy of Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

The Cloisters/Birth of Venus, 2002 - 05, oil on canvas in gold leaf frame, 90 x 94 in. Courtesy of Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

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Painting: Oil

The Cloisters/Birth of Venus investigates Catholic clergy's sex abuse and hypocrisy - celibacy in the context of spiritual chaos in the United States. The artist and his partner are looking into the complex cultural disaster and dilemma while depicting iconic Venus. Venus holding infamous blue dress which looks like Monica Lewinski's blue dress who had an affair with Bill Clinton former president of the United States.

Keywords: sexuality, destruction, ethics, hypocrisy, icon

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