Temptation, 2000 oil on canvas 101 x 123 cm Examination time. Our hero (16-17) bright eyed and bushy-tailed, is struggling to produce the goods. Photo on wall shows him as school captain. Adoring females surround all conscientious. A hand slips examination answers into his lap.
Deceit, 2000 oil on canvas 101 x 123 cm. riumph! Our hero (21-22) the rowing champion surrounded worshipping team mates. Oars abound. Nubile enthusiastic girls. Glory! Slyly holding the hand of a male undergraduate.
Duplicity (30-35), 2000 oil on canvas 101 x 123 cm , : An architect. Lush office hung with awards and prizes. Ravishing limpet-like secretary. Delighted big wigs and politicians inspect model of high rise government building. A hand pushes rival quotes into his back pocket.
Hubris, 2000 oil on canvas 101 x 123 cm (30-35): Rich opulent interior. Spoiled wife and even more spoilt (8-10) children. Photo of HRH and consort on desk. He eagerly the mail to him. Top letter from Honours Committee Parliament House.
Desperation, 2000 oil on canvas 101 x 123 cm. (five years later): Our hero the worse for wear (alcohol), unholy mess of architectural models, inpaid bills, empty bottles and newspapers showing his photo and denouncing corruption. He cringes with reluctance as a hand offers the phone (request to appear before NCA)
Humiliation, 2000 oil on canvas 101 x 123 cm Being drilled by tribunal. Under enormous stress. Envious peer groupleering with delight. Slimy press and media. Hands about to place handcuffs on his.
Degradation, 2000 oil on canvas 101 x 123 cm. Wife wrapped in furs and pearls weeps copiously (supported by a devilishly hand-some swine) Stoney faced grown-up children. Delighted enemies.
Media circus. Hero sentanced and gripped firmly by the warder’s hand to be taken down.
Wages of Sin, 2000 oil on canvas 101 x 123 cm. Prisoners in startling uniform (no escape) Walls covered in graffiti. One prisoner menacingly sharpens stiletto. Others involved in unsavoury practices. Our disconsolate hero on bare bed is passed a full syringe by another hand.