From Alex's blog:
Ross Watson’s choice of model, Alex Baresi, for his most recent major painting could not have been more fitting. Painting the classically handsome Italian, who was voted International Gay Porn Star for 2007, before Caravaggio’s smiling
When Caravaggio unveiled his painting in 1600 it caused a scandal in
Watson’s art is collected by major museums, including the National Gallery of
Over four centuries on, Watson, an Australian artist with an international audience, has provided Baresi, one of the most popular porn actors of his time, with the most perfect and complimentary visual metaphors, deftly fusing the classical and contemporary.
Therefore 10% of each sale will be donated to my personal nominated charity Munchener AIDS-Hilfe.