Erotica // Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Takato Yamamoto was born in Akita prefecture (Japan) in 1960, where he later refined and developed what would be knows as his “Heisei Esthiticism” style. Yamamoto is interested in portraying famous occidental myths, such as Salome or Saint Sebastian. His graphic depictions of sex and death are reminiscent of work of English illustrator Aubrey Beardsley, a greatly controversial artist of the Art Nouveau era.
Erotica // Sunday, June 26, 2011
Jean-Jacques Lequeu (September 14, 1757 – March 28, 1826) was a French draughtsman and architect. His collection of pornographic illustrations, anatomical and erotic figure studies were something was always hidden from the French public- and has only recently been uncovered and cherished.
Erotica // Saturday, June 25, 2011
One of the forefathers of the glamour pin-up girl illustrations— Enoch Bolles' work is sometimes overshadowed by more current and popular names. But, the fact is ol' Bolles had this shit nailed down damn near a hundred years ago. You gotta give credit where credit is due, and Enoch's running a black Amex card in my book.