Anna, Year 13

  • Painting
  • Oil paint on board
  • A1 portrait

A response to an investigation into the seven deadly sins, this painting is a modern depiction of lust. The red and blue tones, traditionally associated with this particular sin, illuminate the skin of the subject. The mobile phone is as a modern-day twist on Titian's Diana and Actaeon series, however, in this piece, the voyeuristic gaze has become constant, uncontroversial and, through social media, even invited by those objectified.

Currently on free display at the RA