Courtesans sold not just their bodies, but also their glamour, political influence, public prestige and access to other wealthy people. Not to be confused with being someone’s mistress, a courtesan had great power of shaping the political landscape and allowed to express themselves in many different ways.
His Arm-Me of Smoking Girls, every painting comes with an exciting rush of energy. Playing the role Dr. Frankenstein, Viveros thrives when creating strong, sexy women. They bring us a that much closer into his world—-as she stares us down and exhales the smoke—he wants people to exclaim, “She’s Alive! She’s Alive!”