The Mysterious World of Russian Photographer, Andrew Pashis

Erotica // Thursday, June 11, 2015
Ever since we saw the work of Russian photographer Andrew Pashis' work in Taschen's fantastic "The Erotic Photography 2", we have been on a mission to learn more about the man. And you know what? There isn't much out there! He is a mystery to us, and besides the photo spread you see above, or search has yielded minimal results. What we have found is a bizarre collection of nudes, summer time fun, and almost hostile vibes. 

Logan White: LA Nudes (NSFW)

Erotica // Wednesday, June 10, 2015
We have been following the photography of Logan White for a long time, and again, through the fantastic new book, Desire: New Erotic Photography (Prestel), we came across her series, "LA Nudes." Logan has always created a very surreal experience when it comes to her subjects, and as you can see from her exhibition history, she has taken the work to a fine art level. Great stuff. 

And There is a Darkness: The Works of Noritoshi Hirakawa

Erotica // Tuesday, June 09, 2015
We will start by saying we don't know much about the works of Noritoshi Hirakawa, but we found a new series of the Jaoanese photographers work in a great new book by Prestel, "Desire: New Erotic Photography" and wanted to share some of our favorite works from the collection. Hirakawa comes first... 

Update: Leslie Ann O'Dell's Haunting Portraits

Erotica // Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Leslie Ann O'Dell is a photo-illustration artist from Denver, Colorado. She plays with concepts like perception, isolation/company and ego all while maintaining an ethereal darkness. Leslie's works continually surprise her audience. Each time you look at a piece you will notice a detail you may have missed before. Take a look at the rest of Leslie's beautifully decorated figures and portraits here.

The World According to Anne Barlinckhoff (NSFW)

Erotica // Tuesday, June 02, 2015
In terms of fashion photographers who work with minimal resources and let nature do most of the talking (whether model or nature), Anne Barlinckhoff does some of the best work in the world. She says of her photography and commissioned work, whether for Vice or gallery works, "In my photographs combining the human form, nature and animals. I am always searching for something that I never would expect to happen, that I could not anticipate...

Olga Zavershinskaya: "Paper Work"

Erotica // Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Born in Voronezh, USSR Olga Zavershinskaya has completely dedicated herself to photography since 2007. Olga says that the basis of her work is an idea closely associated with the method of realization, emotional and aesthetic principles...

The Kinky Ink of Apollonia Saintclair

Erotica // Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Apollonia Saintclair is back at it again with some more killer black and white drawings. Saintclair knows her way around some pen and ink, using beautifully fine linework to render her explicit works. The enigmatic erotic illustrator is entirely self-taught and self-cultivated, creating her work out of a sense of pure pleasure.In her own words - 'Ink is my blood. I draw for my own sake and for your pleasure. A long-time resident of the Old World, I split my time between the kitchen and my studio.' 

Vintage Cartoon Pinups by Niso Ramponi

Erotica // Monday, June 01, 2015
Niso Ramponi, known throughout 1950s Italy by his aliases Kremos and Nisus, rose to popularity in Rome as a beloved cartoonist, illustrator, painter and animator. Today Kremos is a cult favorite amongst erotica lovers worldwide. Ramponi's illustrations are masterful renderings of Italian beauties that are all pouty lips, sky-high heels and legs for days.

KISS book by Maggie West + book release at Ace Hotel, Los Angeles

Erotica // Friday, May 29, 2015
KISS is the debut art book from Los Angeles-based photographer Maggie West. The book features 20 pairs of people kissing each other under colorful, surreal lighting. KISS takes a unique, abstract approach to a subject that has depicted throughout centuries of art. By placing a universal activity in such a dreamlike setting, the book causes readers to reexamine the energy and intimacy taking place with each embrace. 

Amanda Charchian and Jose Romussi Make Ghostly Fun

Erotica // Thursday, May 28, 2015
We are huge fans of Amanda Charchian's photography on this site, and think of her as one of the best working right now. The LA-based artist just has a fantastic sense of color and composition, and places nudes in nature that create this seductive balance. Today, we take a look at the collaboration of Jose Romussi, a Chilean artist, and Charchian's photography, and great mix of space and illustrative effects.