Kurt works from photos he takes of friends. His drawings are realistic, but with a coolness and flatness that is frequently the case in such close copies of photos. For all the nudity, the drawings don't feel very intimate. There's a nervous tension in many of the guys' eyes. Maybe it's just a reflection of the awkwardness of asking friends to pose for pin-ups. Or maybe Kurt is beginning to get into the psychology of the situation.

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