So, nanny state subverted by the lawless Web bleearrgh! No doubt these pics are all over the Net by now, but if I have contravened any copyright laws in posting them here, on being credibly and meaningfully appraised of that fact I will, of course, take them down immediately. Excellent stuff. Pornography is blatantly and mostly crudely erotic in intent, its form characterised by anatomical close-ups focusing on genitalia and nipples, graphic depiction of sexual engagement, its agenda clearly to titillate the viewing audience.
So I had a look at the photos. While I understand that seeing images of little boys with bare chests and holding guns is somewhat disconcerting, they are not sexualised images. The girl who featured naked on the invite to the Roslyn Oxley gallery was While that photo was widely circulated, an even more graphic one of another girl was not. She describes the image:.
Updated May 26, Another gallery has taken down Bill Henson photographs featuring naked young people amid a police investigation into his works. Police seized other photographs of naked teenage girls taken by the internationally renowned photographer from an inner Sydney gallery on Thursday. The council's James Jenkins says police have been asked to look at the works, which have been exhibited before without complaint.
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