The brightest of all images is the human body, we cannot look at it directly for too long, it dazzles us. This is because, as the Greeks knew, it contains a god, Eros
P J Kavanagh Brown described himself as an 'image-maker', distinct from the abstract 'Geometry of Fear' artists. His work changed mood throughout his career, showing the realist influence of Rodin. He constantly experimented. In the '60s the work became increasingly erotic. Lovers is a low relief, that is, a three-dimensional work but on a very flat surface. Brown has translated the lines of pencil sketches into a subtle sculpture cast in bronze. The lovers are just visible in the shimmering polished surface.