"I made [her breasts] the dominant feature of this painting because women’s sexuality is always targeted. Either women’s breasts have to be perfect, or people don’t want to see them. I find it offensive and discriminatory that men can show their bare chests and women can’t. A woman can be attracted to men’s chests. But when men are attracted to women’s, the women are punished for it by being labeled unacceptable. I feel strongly that nudity doesn’t equal pornography.
Women’s sexuality and bodies are beautiful and emotional, not lewd. It’s meant to empower women." –Camilla d'Errico
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