A feverish red light shines on an androgynous nude body being whipped by a chain that might be a purse strap or a sex toy. To its left, two hands are joined in a gesture of agitated adoration, while another man leans over, reverently, to kiss his right shoulder. In the bloody red that sets the blurry scene aglow, the letters of the title: All About Love. With these words, which introduce his “stolen” photographs, Jean-Christian Bourcart humanizes the codified industry of sex.
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