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OVER OVER THREE DECADES OF DEDICATION TO PROTECTING, PRESERVING AND PROMOTING EROTIC ART.
June 6 - 30, 2006
London, England / Online

Adonis Art
presents:
ro-MAN-ti-XX
Latest paintings by Roland Schwarz ("Kumoki")


Guardian Angel
by Kumoki

On-Line Gallery Available

German artist Roland Schwarz (known universally as "Kumoki") has been painting since the end of the seventies.

In a protected environment and with the mutability of a chameleon, he has immersed himself in his subjects and the technical challenges that inspired him. The male form is, has, and still does, remain the main focus of his work. His single colour palette emphasises the shape and form of naked bodies, and his technique has been described as an "internet" fusion of Peter Paul Rubens and Tom of Finland.

He strives to find the formula for eternal beauty, and the monochrome style of his paintings serves aesthetically to distance the viewer from the nakedness represented.

Roland Schwarz has been resident in Gran Canaria since 1997. He has had exhibitions of his work in Norway, Spain, France and Germany. This is his first exhibition in London.

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NAKED MEN
“I almost never draw a completely naked man. He has to have at least a pair of boots or something on. To me, a fully dressed man is more erotic than a naked one. A naked man is, of course beautiful, but dress him in black leather or a uniform — ah, then he is more than beautiful, then he is sexy!”
— Tom of Finland