William Mortensen: Monsters and Madonnas

Erotica // Monday, August 25, 2014
Born in 1897, William Mortensen is known best for his Hollywood portraits shot from the 1920s to the 1940s. Mortensen championed the newly budding Pictorial style of photography, retouching his images with various chemicals...

Gorgeous Conceptual Sculptures from Ted Lawson

Erotica // Monday, August 25, 2014
Ted Lawson uses figurative representation and geometric abstraction to create a narrative progression of forms that reveals something conceptually greater than the sum of their parts. His large scale works combine digital technology with highly crafted traditional sculpting methods to seamlessly produce conceptual objects that exprese the underlying analog truth within his subject matter.

Blade Runner by Ludovic Taillandier

Erotica // Sunday, August 24, 2014
Ludovic Taillandier is a French fashion and glamour photographer based in Paris who has been working since 2000 in a variety of photographic arenas. His images incorporate masterfully placed lighting sources with high end image retouching...

Maciek Kobielski's Golden Muse

Erotica // Saturday, August 23, 2014
In this scintillating series for Italy's Muse Magazine, Polish photographer Maciek Kobielski captures the resplendent allure of model Magdalena Frackowiak, superbly contrasting the pearly sheen of her lacy attire against her bronzed skin and gilded tresses...

Marguerite Sauvage's Light Hearted Ladies

Erotica // Friday, August 22, 2014
'After graduating a third degree in Law and Communication in 2001 a longtime passion conducted me to become an illustrator. I have since worked in many fieldsfor numerous clients in press, advertising, publishing, web, interior and textile design. Creating chic modern illustrations that capture the lifestyle of today...  

Taking a Dip with Andrea Manzati

Erotica // Friday, August 22, 2014
In this peacefully perfect animated gif by Andrea Manzati, we're reminded that sometimes the deepest beauty is found in the simple things. Andrea is an artist and illustrator out in Verona, Italy and put together this gorgeous little poolside rendering just in time to catch some rays before summer's end.

Worth Watching: Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda'

Erotica // Friday, August 22, 2014
I know what you're thinking... actually I don't, but I do know that this this new video from rap/pop/queen/pink icon just sent me on an erotic, nostalgic journey back to the days of “Baby Got Back” in the BEST way. In this modern-day interpretation of Sir Mix-A-Lot’s classic clip, trust that Minaj does it all...  

Best of 2014: Cats That Look Like Pinup Girls

Erotica // Friday, August 22, 2014
Cats that look like pinup girls is a tumblr blog that gives you exactly that: cats that really look like pinup girls. We're particularly fond of some of these more provocative poses. Sometimes you just have to approach 'erotica' from another perspective..

Dark and Dirty with Christina Noélle

Erotica // Friday, August 22, 2014
Nothing says TGIF like a provocative, slightly sinful photoshoot to get you all warmed up for the weekend's festivities. In this series of images, the sultry Christina Noélle (who also played the role of photographer and art director) acts out a dark and dirty array of poses and positions. Enjoy. 

Irina Ionesco

Erotica // Thursday, August 21, 2014
Irina Ionesco was dubbed the "grande dame" of erotic photography by the Independent. Her work is a tribute to femininity in all its meant theatrical excess. This gelatin silver print features a strong sense of female sexuality contrasted with the religious symbolism. The doll in the corner represents a loss of innocence.

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