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Ted Szukalski

Gallery of fine art photography.

Ms. Kelly Rowland


Today marks second anniversary of this website. I was hoping I can catch something special for today’s post.

And I think I have managed just that:

A very popular American R&B singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress Ms. Kelly Rowland.
She was a member of the successful R&B girl group Destiny’s Child and now is working on her solo career.

Young mother


(photo of young mother used for illustrative purpose only)

As reported by SMH it took Classifications Board to declare that photographs by Bill Henson are not pornography and indeed they are “mild” and safe for many children.

I wonder what damage has this issue done to Bill Henson’s career as a photographer. How many art galleries, which owned his photographs, will hang them back?

I do agree that children should stay children and sexualisation of their lives is undesired. There are too many issues with it to list or discuss here starting with simple clothing designs for children that really belong in adult only boutiques, through body image and eating disorders to teenage pregnancies. However, this does not mean, like in this case, that the society needs to pin the label of “sexualisation” on everything it finds uncomfortable.