Karim Hamid and the Female Figure

Erotica // Friday, June 14, 2013
Karim Hamid's artwork is based on the visual dialogue with the classic representation of the female figure and the male gaze throughout art history. The goal of his paintings is to distort and exaggerate society's emphasis on the idealized form. These paintings are visionary and provocative documents of an important social commentary. Hamid works and lives in Rhode Island. 

Corrado Dalco Photography

Erotica // Friday, June 14, 2013
Corrado Dalco was born in Parma, Italy. He began as a graphic designer and then became a fashion photographer, completing advertising campaigns for Levi's, Coca-Cola, Nose, Sisley Kids and more. He also makes music videos that reflect his photographic sense for movement, tone and elegance. His treatment of the female body is particularly commendable.

Philip Pearlstein's Revivalist Nudes

Erotica // Friday, June 14, 2013
Philip Pearlstein is an influential American painter best known for his Modernist Realism nudes. He led a revival in realist art, capturing flesh and tone with gorgeous sensibility. He is now a distinguished professor emeritus and has paintings in collections of over 70 public art museums. Sidney Tillim wrote that "[Pearlstein] paints the nude not as a symbol of beauty and pure form but as a human fact--implicitly perfect."


Erotica // Friday, June 14, 2013
Minimalist, sophisticated erotica. You may find yourself asking, "what exactly am I looking at?" before you realize what this photography really is capturing--erotic body parts dripping bizarre liquids or lit with a mysterious edge. This is what happens when art meets sex at its best; it re-frames the body in a new and provocative way.

Till Rabus' Surrealist Sensualism

Erotica // Thursday, June 13, 2013
From orgiastic tangles of limbs to anthropomorphic still lives, Till Rabus' hyperrealistic paintings are uncanny yet titillating. Rabus graduated from the Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de La Chaux-de-Fonds. He lives and works between Neuchâtel and Paris.

Major Lazer 'Bubble Butt'

Erotica // Thursday, June 13, 2013
What do you get when you mix sea-punks, a 50 foot woman with even larger ass-ets, and twerking galore? Why Eric Wareheim's absurd new video for Major Lazer's 'Bubble Butt.' Check out the full five minutes of insanity.

Shishi Yamazaki's Animation Reel

Erotica // Thursday, June 13, 2013
Shishi Yamazaki's animation reel possesses a gorgeous dynamic hand-drawn quality, playing like an intimate collection of personal vignettes and transitory self-portraits. 'Born in 1989, Shishi Yamazaki is an animator and mask designer. After entering the Department of Design at Tokyo University of the Arts, she commenced producing rotoscope animation using hand drawn watercolor painting-like drawings. Additionally, Shishi has been working on her lifelong project launched on May 11, 2010, for which she will create one face mask each and every day.'  

Erotica by Lauren YS

Erotica // Thursday, June 13, 2013
Lauren YS (b. Denver, CO) is an artist and illustrator based in SF/Bay Area. Her work attempts to communicate the unseen and interrogate the escapist impulse. Lauren likes robots, guts and tentacled things.

Lobbiaz: Babes on Film

Erotica // Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Lobbiaz is a Fench photographer based in Paris that specializes in shooting seductive and provocative images in both digital and analogic formats. 'I try to make the photo when I shoot, not afterwards...;  

More Calligraphy on Girls

Erotica // Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Fierce Frog Films has released a second firl from their fierce calligraphic project where the artist Senia, aka "Pokras Lampas," applies gorgeous calligraphy to the model Tania. Photographer Alexandr Popov, aka, "el Nalima," has captured a beautiful, sensous film of the process and after-effects of this project. The crossing of these two disciplines--typography and body art--has created a beautifully dynamic and sensuous  product. 


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