Setsuko Aihara

1. “Bog Queen, (2013), Oil on linen, 32 x 26 in. Inspired by Seamus Heaney’s poems Bog Queen and Punishment”

2. “Self-Surgery, (2009), Oil on canvas, 50 x 40 in. Humanity can no longer be spared the gruesome sight of the psychological dissecting table with its knives and forceps.” (Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All-too-human, aphorism 37.) As applied on the personal level.”

3. “Puppet, (2016), Oil on linen, 26 x 32 in. Determination to break free from psychological complexes”

4. “A-Boys, (2017), Oil on canvas, 40 x 32 in. Inspired by Joe O’Donnell’s photograph, Yakiba no Shonen (A boy at a pit for burning corpses)”