Naomichi Okutsu

Erotica // Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Naomichi Okutsu is an active artist whose color illustrations are published in the gay magazines Badi, G-men and Super SM-Z. He draws only in pencil, sometimes using acrylics to add color to some parts of his work. His motto is “to draw obediently what I am attracted to”, and his non-work-purposed art represents a very spiritual world of his own.

Katie West

Erotica // Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Based in Toronto, Ontario, Katie West is a photographer, teacher, and writer. Her ethereal erotic images, some as disturbingly evocative as a still from a David Lynch film, belie an effervescent artist who proudly proclaims her love for her cats, Star Trek, dancing, and Korean pop music. "I was born as a happy mistake in 1983," she says, "and have never tired of making mistakes since."

Giangiacomo Pepe

Erotica // Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Here are some sizzlingly raw and minimalist images for you to enjoy, from young and talented Italian photographer Giangiacomo Pepe, aka Sinapsi.

The Art of Diego Fernandez

Erotica // Tuesday, January 03, 2012
Based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, illustrator and art director Diego Fernandez's body of work possesses a uniquely dreamy quality, his graceful women existing somewhere between the detached poise of fashion illustration and the quiet sincerity of Renaissance portraiture.

Sex Machines

Erotica // Tuesday, January 03, 2012
"Sex Machines: Photographs and Interviews" unveils an astonishing American subculture, and the homespun inventors and users who propel it. Meet a laid-off tech industry exec who transforms a thrift store pasta maker into a high-powered sexual appliance and a new career; an apocalyptic visionary who builds a sex machine prototype for female survivors of a future without men. An amazing series by Timothy Archibald.

Richard Phillips

Erotica // Tuesday, January 03, 2012
Richard Phillips is known for his large-scale glossy hyper-realistic paintings, recalling the pictorial style of magazines from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s and reflecting traditions of popular image culture. His paintings represent close-up portraits, predominantly of women from fashion and soft porno magazines, but also persons from the fields of pop music and politics. He says "My Pictures involve a kind of wasted beauty-that's always been a thread in my work."

Rudy-Jan Faber

Erotica // Tuesday, January 03, 2012
'I love illustrating pin-ups. Sometimes I choose bright and colourful themes with some urban, pop-art, lowbrow influences. Other times I enjoy painting dark, eerie and macabre themed illustrations. My main focus in my work is giving my characters lots of personality.' Rudy-Jan Faber

Happy Nude Year

Erotica // Monday, January 02, 2012
These ladies have something to say, and they say it so well - no ifs, ands, or butts. A good and steamy start to 2012.

Back to the Future: Thierry Mugler, Fall of '95

Erotica // Monday, January 02, 2012
For his fall show in 1995, visionary French fashion designer Thierry Mugler created this downright sexy Metropolis-inspired she-robot costume. Is this a glimpse into our fashion future, when sex-pot robots rule the Earth? We won't be complaining...

Montana Forbes

Erotica // Monday, January 02, 2012
Montana Forbes is a self-taught artist whose figurative work is a subtle balance of form and line, highlighted by an intrinsic sense of color which was developed during her childhood growing up between the southern US, South Africa, and the UK. Each image is first sketched in pencil or ink, then transferred into Photoshop for color application.

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