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Eros was the son of Aphrodite, the most celebrated goddess in Greek Mythology.
Aphrodite made an illicit union with Hermes, who, as the messenger of the gods, is often associated with man's mental faculty, and gave birth to Eros.
To the Greek, Eros was the personification of sexual passion.
The Romans knew him as Cupid or Amor, the god of Love.
Whatever the case, the idea remains that Mind, embracing Pleasure, conceives then beholds the Erotic.
It is the nature of man to be aroused, to give free rein to his imagination.
From this first impulse flows the energy for all his subsequent creations.
"Various images of the human figure, treated in a certain way, become erotic symbols: the buttocks pushed out, and shot from a three-quarter angle, the breasts from a similar angle, teasing shots of the torso etc.
There are lots of these conventional erotic symbols, but I find I can use them in a humorous way."