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fooligans, fights, stilettos, studioama art, allison morgan
oil,acrylic on canvas
48" x 56"

I ask the question “Is there eroticism within a violent act?” The adrenaline rush humans experience while involved in violence, (or witnessing it) is very similar to the rush felt during a sexual act. So, what is the nature of this connection? Are these emotions limited to gender? Our culture argues that sexual feelings and violent ones are at the opposite ends of the emotional spectrum.
And yet, the connection remains.
Where is the eroticism in violence?
Where is the violence in eroticism?