Read Other Interesting Stories. Older men like to look at younger girls that doesn't mean they are ready to engage sexually with them. In fact, in his studio was raided as well as his work and equipment was confiscated. Portrait of a Muse. It does, however, present the depiction of her natural beauty, of her elegance and confidence, it is an idealization of a young woman photographed over the course of 25 years. But the more you look at the openness of his photographs, the harder it is not to feel that those reactions come from the misguided belief that acknowledging the beauty and sexuality of minors is the same thing as pedophilia. You will receive an email with a link to confirm your newsletter subscription shortly.
Since the s he has been taking photographs of families and their children over a number of years along the shores of California and, in particular, Montavilet on the coast of France.
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Jock Sturges has done many solo shows as well since The size of the camera, as photography critic A. Simply click the confirmation link to complete your subscription. As any photographer who works with such a subject might expect -- hell, as anyone who has the temerity to address the question of sex and minors knows -- Sturges has weathered his fair share of abuse. If you have an older Salon account, please enter your username and password below: Though searching for timeless grace, natural elegance, and classic beauty, Sturges also shows a respect and sensitivity towards the air of transience. They believe that children are wholly natural creatures who will evolve into a sexuality that is with them from birth.