Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Lolita Show

I recently completed 9 paintings for a show I named 'Lolita'. The idea behind it was to explore the idea of youth and sexuality. The show is up at Shisomiso Boutique & Gallery until the end of June.

lolita / [loh-lee-tuh] noun
1. a novel (1955) by Vladimir Nabokov.
2. nymphet
3. Also, Lo·le·ta. a female given name, form of Charlotte or Dolores.

nymphet / [nim-fet] noun
1. a young nymph.
2. a sexually attractive young girl.
3. a sexually precocious girl or young woman.
Origin: 1605–15
nym·phet (nĭm-fět', nĭm'fĭt)
4. A pubescent girl regarded as sexually desirable.