Erotica // Tuesday, July 26, 2011
'Sex and death, consumption and decay, sensuality and the macabre are prevalent themes infused in my work. Hardcore pornographic pictures are transformed into profound images bearing with my distinct illustration style; the vivid lines, figures, and colors highlighting naked flesh and visible guts rather than masking the provocative imagery. Polarity plays a crucial part in the effectiveness of this images—the obscene couplings with whimsical illustrations, morbid fascination and flippant curiosity—but on the other hand...'
Erotica // Saturday, July 23, 2011
The Dirty Story is the work of a photographer out of Manchester, 'I hope to create sexually charged imagery which is well humoured, respectful and above all true collaborations with my subjects most of whom are friends or fellow creatives... What I try to do is produce real portraits of them in (or out of) their own clothes, sometimes in their own beds and express some form of intimacy and a sense of narrative.'
Erotica // Thursday, July 21, 2011
Franz von Bayros was an artist from the late 19th/early 20th century who became known for his playfully perverse erotic imagery. Originally from Zagreb, Croatia, aBayros was constantly on the move: oft-expelled from European cities due to the sexual content of his work, he was forced to relocate again and again and start from scratch. During his lifetime he produced over 2000 works, and his most famous collection was a series of erotic images Tales from the Dressing Table.