“First Communion” 初領聖體– 50x61cm- Oil on Canvas, 2006
Two young acolytes are initiated into the faith; eager to please they meet parental expectations by pouring their budding emotional attentions onto the cross, which is presented by the (lecherous?) hands of an old priest. Although the ritual may be innocent, subconscious/repressed sexual tendencies are involved. This work questions the practice of child-indoctrination.
Oil on Canvas Surrealism Oil Painting by Derek Murphy www.derekmurphyart.com