Mixed Media on Canvas
121.9 cm × 152.4 cm (48 in × 60 in)
When love and sex have become the disappointing answer to life’s riddle, the abandoned idea of a God, our search for immortality and the denial of our death. Are we then striving to turn our partners into Gods?
“When you confuse personal love and cosmic heroism you are bound to fail in both spheres. The impossibility of the heroism undermines the love, even if it is real. This double failure is what produces the sense of utter despair that we see in modern man… Love, then, is seen a religious problem.” — Ernest Becke, The Denial of Death