“The human form satisfies me, I find everything in it, up to the eternal”
Memories of Hadrian. M.Yourcenar.
I enjoy Leon’s nudes because (among other reasons) they express a strange mix, quite unsettling, of sexuality and austerity, of apparent rest and controlled pain, a gracious fluidity along an inner tension. I don’t know if he is aware of this when he is focused on the spot, in front of that offered and never-ending mystery of the human body…