The apple of contention (2022)

Pastels and crayons on black canvas, 60×50 cm

The satyr symbolizes the lustful man engrossed in a passionate, wild relationship driven by carnal desires. The ‘apple of contention’ represents the conflict between indulging in passionate, lustful feelings or following the path of reason. In this scene, the satyr offers the apple to an angel, symbolizing the pursuit of truth.