Prabuddha Dasgupta for Vogue India

Erotica // Friday, April 06, 2012
Prabuddha Dasgupta is a self-taught photographer who grew up in the cultural chaos of post-colonial India. In 1996, Dasgupta broke a taboo by publishing 'Women', a controversial collection of portraits and nudes of urban Indian women. With that gesture, he reinstated the nude to its rightful place in the Indian cultural discourse; after 200 years of Victorian morality imposed by the British colonialists had almost erased sexuality from artistic expression... in the very home of the Kamasutra.

Insuh Yoon's Erotic Photography

Erotica // Friday, April 06, 2012
Insuh Yoon is a South Korean-born, New York City-based erotic photographer with a simple, clean, and honest visual style. "I try to capture my subjects as they are," says Yoon, "their true selves. More than anything, I strive to create simple, intimate photographs with my subjects. I seek to portray the inherent beauty and grace of the female form."

Jessica Levin

Erotica // Thursday, April 05, 2012
Jessica Levin is a Chicago-based freelance photographer, specializing in creative portraiture. Her clean, candid images reveal a bridge between the past and the present, on the one hand capturing all the freshness and energy of today's youth, and on the other plunging the viewer into that nostalgic, dreamy haze of carefree years gone by.

Lust after: Martine Johanna

Erotica // Thursday, April 05, 2012
'I grew up in a small village, dreaming of other realities than mine, my fantasy rescued me then. Since I slowly found my way back to my pencils, I again get lost in this other reality. When I draw or paint, the world becomes translucent and fluid. Like the tale of Alice, but I am not a lost girl, I am the dark wanderer over rooftops, sliding into your dreams' -Martine Johanna

Kelly Thompson

Erotica // Thursday, April 05, 2012
Based out of Wellington, New Zealand, fashion illustrator and photographer Kelly Thompson has a BA in Design from Massey University with a major in Photography. Her exquisite illustrations, featuring flirtatious women in relaxed, provocative poses, embody feminine sex appeal with a touch of innocence. Thompson's beautiful work has attracted an impressive list of clients as well as increasing recognition as a talented fashion illustrator.

The Kiss of Milo

Erotica // Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Maurilio Manara, known professionally as Milo Manara, is a classic Italian comic book writer and artist and a favorite over here, best known for his erotic approach to the medium. Manara had a reputation for producing comics that revolve around elegant, beautiful women caught up in unlikely and fantastical erotic scenarios... enjoy your daily dose of Milo.

Ai Weiwei Supporters strip off

Erotica // Wednesday, April 04, 2012
When artist Ai Weiwei disappeared, supporters made online appeals for his return. When authorities handed him a £1.5m tax bill, they sent money to help pay it. And now that he faces an investigation for spreading pornography – his admirers have stripped off. Internet users began tweeting their nude photographs after Ai announced that authorities had questioned his cameraman over pictures which showed the artist and four women naked.

Ben Newman's Sticky Fingers

Erotica // Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Naughty girls, filthy fairy tales, tongue-in-cheek rudeness and other bizarre and perverted nonsense from Bristol, UK based painter and illustrator Ben Newman. A master in the craft of creating sinfully erotic scenarios and sexy narratives...

Aurel Schmidt, Maneater

Erotica // Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Aurel Schmidt is an NYC-based artist whose highly detailed work assembles the darker elements of humanity and rearranges them in a disturbing yet humorous way. In her series "Maneater," Schmidt brings together pieces of street trash, such as cigarette butts, condoms, and discarded food, and transforms them into faces, landscapes, and bodies with bizarre erotic undertones.

Sophie Delaporte

Erotica // Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Born in 1971 in Paris, photographer Sophie Delaporte's work is frequently featured in numerous books and publications such as Italian Vogue, Interview, and I-D Magazine. With her newest series, "Nudes," Delaporte seeks to overcome the limitations of fashion photography through visual reduction and emotional amplification, her images revealing a uniquely vivacious and intuitive spirit.

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