Gabriele Basilico's Contact, 1944

Erotica // Monday, October 22, 2012
In a recent interview Basilico has said, “Obviously I take photographs with regard both to the principle and to the aesthetic experience of ‘vision’. In this sense I am wholly a photographer. But it is also true that photography, and not just as a language, has been part of the world of art for some time for which it has full credentials..."

John Copeland's Painted Nudes

Erotica // Monday, October 22, 2012
John Copeland was born in California in 1976 and attended the California College of Art, attaining a BFA in 1998. He currently lives and works in New York, creating grotesquely painterly images of nudes and portraits of people interacting in day-to-day activities, dripping in his expressive, messy medium.

Heinz Hajek-Halke

Erotica // Monday, October 22, 2012
Heinz Hajek-Halke (1898–1983) was a German experimental photographer who co-founded the Fotoform group with Otto Steinert. He was born in Berlin in 1898 and spent part of his childhood in Argentina. He worked as a photo editor, press photographer and commercial artist, concentrating almost from the start on montage techniques...

Ren Hang's Outdoor Nudes

Erotica // Sunday, October 21, 2012
Beijing based photographer Ren Hang takes his provocative vision outdoors with this series of outdoor nudes. Of course, Hang's striking erotic photographs have been banned in China, but with a growing list of international shows, his work manages to escape the confines of censorship in the variety of other outlets his work can be seen.

Allen Jones' Soft Porn Furniture

Erotica // Saturday, October 20, 2012
Allen Jones' table (made in 1969) from the late-playboy Gunter Sach's collection sold for $1.6 million at Sotheby's. Furniture from Jones' soft porn line, which depicts furniture-sculptures, made with female mannequins in full bondage attire and the table which sold for such a high price was part of a series of erotic furniture pieces he was making around this same time. How about a nice hat rack or comfortable ottoman??

Rose Ascension

Erotica // Saturday, October 20, 2012
Multiple exposures, skewed angles and flowers are the ingredients for the hallucogenic atmosphere of Amanda Charchian's 'Rose Ascension' series. In her own words, 'I aim to investigate the state of alienation through realms of the physical, psycho-social and spiritual human condition.

Erotic GIF Threesome Fridays!!

Erotica // Friday, October 19, 2012
What's the best part of the week?? Oh, thats right, the weekend!! Bringing it to you once again, officially wrapping up the work week for us usual 9-5ers, Juxtapoz Erotica brings our selection of Erotic Animated GIF's- featuring everyone's favorite fantasy- in three. Enjoy.

Sam Kaplan: Insert Here

Erotica // Friday, October 19, 2012
'My walk home from the subway takes me past an impressive number of sex shops. One day I realized that if taken out of context these objects could become beautiful artifacts. I wanted to light them in a way that enforced that idea, so I applied similar lighting as I would if I were photographing a luxury item.' Sam Kaplan

Jan Jureczko's Weird Science

Erotica // Friday, October 19, 2012
Jan Jureczko is a freelance 3D designer in Wroclaw, Poland. He specialises in texture creation for digital characters, modeling, lighting and rendering by using common 3D tools like 3ds max, Photoshop, Poser and ZBrush. So, kind of like Weird Science fantasies, these babes aren't even real, so TECHNICALLY you can't get in trouble for liking them, right??

Bone China Erotic Plates

Erotica // Friday, October 19, 2012
The series of erotic plates with 'Clodomiro' is the brainchild of photographer Miro Zagnoli and his daughter, illustrator Olimpia Zagnoli. The duo have created a family-run online shop that features everyday objects which appeal to their taste. Their first project is a series of fine bone china plates with erotically-inspired imagery, conceptualized in Milan and produced in Stoke-On-Trent in the UK.

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