The Human Body has been one of the focal points of art ever since we started drawing on walls and shaping clay. The idea of the human form being something that should be hidden, or covered, is many times at the center of debates and conversations of "decency".
Famously, the phase, "I know it when I see it" was used in 1964 by United States Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart to describe his threshold test for obscenity in Jacobellis v. Ohio. In explaining why the material at issue in the case was not obscene under the Roth test, and therefore was protected speech that could not be censored, Stewart wrote: “I shall not today attempt further to define the kinds of material I understand to be embraced within that shorthand description ["hard-core pornography"], and perhaps I could never succeed in intelligibly doing so. But I know it when I see it, and the motion picture involved in this case is not that.”
With this in mind, I present "PAINTED BODIES". A series that asks the question, "Where do we draw the line?" Are you viewing the Human form, or is the Paint the first thing that takes your attention? Instead of using the walls of the cave, or clay to show the body. I am using the body to showcase itself. What would Justice Stewart say about this? Do you agree with his outlook of, "I know it when I see it"?