Doug John's Sculptures Genitalia

Erotica // Thursday, May 02, 2013
Doug Johns is a sculptor whose work consists or bronze casts of genitalia. Though his pieces may range from the surreal to they hyper-real it is always erotic in nature. Johns is a master mold-maker and he has worked in fiberglass, polyester resin, wood, bronze, hydrostone or stonium with pearlescent translucent finishes, semi-precious stones, sterling silver and gold. These works are bold and imposing, giving new meaning to the word "hard."  

Violence and Sex: Kristians Brekte

Erotica // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Everything about Kristians Brekte is provocative. A Latvian illustrator whose latest show depicts skull-faced girls engaged in explicit and often violent sexual activity, Brekte is unafraid to paint what will make people want to look away-- or, alternatively, they won't be able to look away at all. Brekte's website depicts the words "If you're reading this, after 1 minute you'll die" and "I'll wear your face like a mask." The violent, liquid effect of his paint is evocative of a variety of human fluids, and if you think these images are graphic you should check out his website. We absolutely love the in-your-face quality of Brekte's work and his persona.  

George Petty's Pinups for Every Month

Erotica // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
George Petty was one of the top "cheesecake" illustrators of the 30s and 40s, known for his undeniably charming and sexy pinup illustrations and their irresistible white-toothed grins. His career began with a series of cartoons featuring beautiful girls and their far-from-handsome beaus. His work earned him the term "Petty Girls" to describe these carefully airbrushed characters and their brilliant smiles and sexy poses. These drawings are undeniably kitschy and beautiful, capturing a kind of nostalgia no one else quite can.   

Masami Teraoka's Renaissance Remasterings

Erotica // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Masami Teraoka puts Renaissance painting and Japanese influence into violent contact with contemporary political issues in these expansive, turbulent compositions. In his career he has painted about issues from gay marriage, TV talk shows, priest's confessions, censorship, invasion of privacy, gender, sexual preference, religious discrimination, the impeachment trial, Viagra and AIDS to air and toxic shock syndrome. His work encompasses a massive variety of subject matter and political thrust. Teraoka uses the style and figures of Renaissance paintings as receptacles through which to evoke these messages, creating stunning and intensely provocative commentaries on the issues that continue to affect our communities.   

"Just Bone Me"

Erotica // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
This assumingly vintage illustration entitled "Just Bone Me" has caught the eye of our erotica department for its punny handling of the dirty deed. Depicting skeletons having sex in different positions while scattered amongst gravestones, this drawing is a charming imagining of what goes on after our bodies leave us. We'd like to see this either framed on our wall or on a t-shirt immediately.  

Kat Clark in the Summer Heat

Erotica // Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Fabiola Zamora shoots Kat Clark for 192 Magazine in heavy, luscious colors that evoke the hot summer air. Zamora plays with the saturation of her photos to enhance the atmospheric weight of these images, and Kat Clark seems almost to be floating in realms of purples and oranges as she languishes. These photos are gorgeous and sexy, fantastic eye candy for the approaching summer.  

Secret Sexy Lives of Superheroes

Erotica // Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Artist Greg Guillemin exposes superheroe's daily lives in a series aptly titled 'The Secret Life of Superheroes." Featuring some of our favorite heroes from the Marvel and DC universes, these illustrations take us backstage behind the latex and spandex. Bright, bold and provocative, Guillemin proves that even superheroes aren't immune to the draws of everyday vices--similarly, superheroes need to get their kicks too. They might all have bangin' bodies but that doesn't mean they don't stuff their bras or use sex toys every now and then.  

Betty Dodson's Vulva Illustrations NSFW

Erotica // Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Ever find yourself wondering what different lady parts look like? Us too! Betty Dodson helps us out with these brave and badass vulva illustrations at Scarleteen. They're intended for educational purposes, but we think they're awesome as pieces of art displaying the wide variety of anatomy the women of this world are proud to call their own. Watch out, these might not be safe for work (depending on where you work..)  

Dark Sensuality With Othilia Simon

Erotica // Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Posing with lush, high-contrast elements of smoke, plastic, flowers, masking and fur, Othilia Simon and Daria Pleggenkuhle comprise a sexy session of photos in this spread for Zoo Winter. Shot by Philippe Cometti, the models bare their flawless bodies in a series of setups that evoke mysticism, ritual and magic. Cometti puts high fashion, erotica and photographic art into conversation in this moody, sensual photoseries.   

Lass Suicide by Nathen Atia

Erotica // Monday, April 29, 2013
We hope you enjoy this languid and softly sensual video from Nathen Atia, featuring gorgeous Scottish redhead Lass Suicide. Sultry yet tender, Lass exudes a kind of old school glamour combined with a provocative edge that you can't help but fall in lust with. 


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